Cheryl Forberg, RD
Cheryl Forberg, RD, is a James Beard award-winning chef, a best-selling
author, and the nutritionist for NBC's The Biggest Loser
television show. A culinary expert as well as a registered dietitian, she has
shared cooking and nutrition tips with the show's contestants for
Forberg received her culinary education at the California Culinary Academy
in San Francisco. After graduation, she embarked on a European apprenticeship
journey that included stints at top French restaurants from Champagne to
Strasbourg. She later was chosen for the opening team of Postrio restaurant,
chef Wolfgang Puck's first venture in northern California. She also
worked as a private chef for Lucasfilm Ltd. in northern California.
Forberg went on to earn a degree in nutrition and clinical dietetics from
the University of California at Berkeley and to work as a research dietitian at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Forberg has written or contributed to 11 books, including The Biggest
Loser: The Weight Loss Program, The Biggest Loser Complete Calorie Counter, The
Biggest Loser 30-Day Jump Start, and Positively Ageless: A 28-Day Plan
for a Younger, Slimmer, Sexier You. She has contributed articles and
recipes to several culinary and health publications, including Health
and Prevention magazines and The Washington Post. She also writes
a weekly blog of cooking and nutrition tips.