Sharon Richter is a Registered Dietitian who has established a private nutrition practice in Manhattan over the past ten years. Her objective is to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle by creating incremental goals that are both physically and mentally challenging and most importantly; achievable. Prior to her private practice, Sharon was the Director of Nutrition for The Tiger Schulmann Karate (TSK) organization. Sharon holds both Masters and Bachelors of Science degrees in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. While obtaining her Masters, Sharon worked with Dr. Howard Shapiro where she counseled and conducted nutritional research for his best-selling diet books.
Understanding the importance of nutritional education within the community, Sharon works closely with Wellness In The Schools (WITS), the Challenged Athletes Foundation and also sits on the board for Healthination and Sports For Youth, and Fitist. An active athlete, she has completed two New York City marathons, participated in a 100-mile and other charity spin events and enjoys practicing yoga and weight lifting.
A frequent contributor to various media venues, Sharon has provided dietetic expertise on The Today Show, Queer Eye, FoxNews, CNN, NBC Local News, NY1, NBC TheChannel 10 Show, WPIX Channel 11 News, Dr. Steve Show, Healthination, Neutrogena Online, Living, Today on Martha Stewart Radio, and The Good Life Show. She has been sited in several publications including: O The Oprah Magazine, Health, Women’s Health, Shape, Fitness, OK, Cosmopolitan, Golf, Men’s Vogue, Seventeen, Kiwi, Runners World, and The NY Post. Sharon has also written articles for Shape.com, iVillage, and ESPN W. As a lecturer, Sharon has spoken for large events for McDonald’s, Nike Running Club, Kiehls, Booty Camp and Team Lipstick. In addition to her private practice, Sharon is an in-demand consultant for restaurants and nutritional products.