Nancy Clark, MS RD

nancy_clark_2014Nancy Clark, an internationally respected sports nutritionist, is a registered dietitian who is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). She is also a certified WellCoach. Nancy counsels active people of all ages and athletic abilities, from high school athletes to fitness exercisers, weekend warriors, competitive athletes and Olympians. She has been team nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox. Her private practice is in the Boston-area (Newton, MA).

Clark specializes in nutrition for performance, wellness and weight management (including helping resolve eating disorders). Her clients have included the Bruins and Celtics as well as Boston College athletes. In the 30+ years she has specialized in sports dietetics, Nancy has helped thousands of active people win with good nutrition. Her nutrition advice and photo have even graced the back of the Wheaties’ box!

Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook has sold over 550,000 copies and is now available in its 5th edition. Her other books include food guides for soccer, new runners, marathoners, and cyclists. Nancy also writes a monthly nutrition column called The Athlete’s Kitchen, which appears regularly in over 150 sports publications and websites. Her blog is

Nancy completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition from Simmons College in Boston. Her dietetic internship was at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her graduate degree in nutrition with a focus on exercise physiology from Boston University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Health and fitness are personal values for Nancy. She is a regular bicycle commuter and runner. She has completed several marathons, bicycled across America, and hiked in the Himalayas. Her newest sport is rowing (crew). She lives in the Boston-area with her husband and they have two (grown) children.

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