Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse ("Lyssie") Lakatos, also known as The Nutrition Twins®, are registered dietitians and personal trainers who share more than identical features; they share a mission to help people improve their health through lifestyle-focused behavior modification. What began as a passion for bettering the way people feel inside and out morphed into the founding of an innovative nutrition company, The Nutrition Twins®.
Tammy and Lyssie have become known for their unique approach to nutritional counseling, corporate lecturing, writing, making media appearances and consulting multi-national food companies. The Lakatos sisters have worked with hundreds of corporations and serve as the exclusive nutritionists for NBC's celebrities and employees at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.
The sisters have developed a simple roadmap to get their clients healthy and their plan is included in their two books. In addition, they have an exciting venture with Day-Timer®; they have developed a Wellness Planner and a Weight Management Planner for 2009, 2010 and 2011 which they featured several times on QVC.
The Twins have been featured regularly as the nutrition experts on Good Morning America, The Discovery Health channel, Fox News Channel, NBC, Bravo, WABC-TV, WPIX-TV, CBS, The Learning Channel, FitTV, Oxygen Network, and Fox & Friends. Tammy and Lyssie have become sought-after contributors by many print and online publications. They have been featured on the cover of Woman's World magazine and have appeared in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Self, Good Housekeeping, Vogue, InStyle, Glamour, People and O Magazine. In addition the sisters serve as the exclusive nutritionists for FitTV on-line.
Tammy and Lyssie reside in New York City where they assist celebrities, professional athletes, and every day people in attaining their personal health-related goals. Former soccer and speedskating competitors, the twins now enjoy running and pumping iron and Tammy chases after her twin toddler girls to keep fit.
For nutrition and health tips, tricks, facts, recipes and more information about the Twins visit www.NutritionTwins.com.