In 2010, Fordham Athletics made it a priority to keep its student-athletes informed about the latest information and details about nutrition in their daily lives
Fordham Athletics brought in Heidi Skolnik, the New York Knicks Nutrition Consultant, to head up the initiative.
Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, has influenced millions of people on nutrition and health for more than 25 years through mass media and one-on-one interactions. She is a leading nutrition expert who appears regularly on TV and has appeared on shows, such as 20/20, Good Morning America, The Today Show and TV Food Network. She is often referenced in newspapers and national magazines, such as Men's Health, Self, Glamour, GQ and Real Simple.
Heidi is the Sports Nutrition Consultant to the New York Knicks, The Juilliard School and the School of American Ballet. She is a senior nutritionist at The Women's Sports Medicine Center at Hospital of Special Surgery and part of the New York Road Race Sports Nutrition Team. Additionally, Heidi has worked with athletes from the New York Giants Football Team, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association (both NBA and WNBA), Men's and Women's Major League Soccer and Olympic level athletes, professional cyclists, marathoners, collegiate wrestlers, as well as athletes from numerous other sports and teams. Heidi spent 15 years working with the New York Mets baseball organization.
Ask the Nutritionist
Continuing to educate Fordham student-athletes on nutrition, Heidi Skolnik has begun her own question & answers segment with Fordham athletes sending in their questions. To "Ask the Nutritionist", send your question to email@example.com