Dr. Shawn Talbott PhD, CNS, LDN, FACSM, FAIS, FACN

Shawn Talbott

Dr. Shawn Talbott received his Master's degree (M.S.) in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts, his Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Rutgers University, and is a graduate of both the Entrepreneurial Masters Program (EMP) and the Advanced Certificate for Executives (ACE) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Business.

He has been elected as a Fellow in the American College of Nutrition; the American Institute for Stress; and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Talbott has published hundreds of articles and a dozen books on nutrition, health and fitness. He has served as a nutrition consultant and educator for elite-level athletes in a variety of sports including professional triathlon; professional soccer; NBA basketball; the U.S. Ski Team; the U.S. Track & Field Team; and the United States Olympic Training Centers.

As an athlete himself, Shawn has competed at the elite level in rowing (United States national team), cycling (Lake Placid Olympic training center), and triathlon (former professional) - and is currently the reigning “World’s Fittest CEO.”

Dr. Talbott’s recent educational projects include two academic textbooks (on dietary/herbal supplements), an award-winning documentary film (about the American obesity epidemic), and several best-selling books that have been translated into multiple languages. His work to educate people about nutrition and health has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, the TED stage, and the White House.

Shawn is happily married (22 years), has two great kids, two high-energy dogs, and spends his free time running ultra-marathons and doing triathlons (including 18 Ironmans).

Books Shawn has Published

Best Future You

Harnessing Your Body’s Biochemistry to Achieve Balance in Body, Mind, and Spirit

Are you among the millions of people feeling tired, stressed, depressed - or just not feeling your best? If you’re like most people living in our over-stressed modern world, your daily routine is hectic and stressful; you suffer from constant fatigue; you feel stiff, sore, and worn out; you rarely sleep well; you continue to gain weight, especially belly fat; and you’re at least occasionally moody or suffer from brain fog. In short, you are lacking in the type of youthful mental and physical

Articles Shawn has Published
How to Improve Sleep Quality
How to Improve Sleep Quality

Have you ever had the experience of being exhausted during the day and all you can think about is getting some sleep? But then, when your head finally hits the pillow, you're wide awake! Logically this »

Have you ever had the experience of being exhausted during the day and all you can think about is getting some sleep? But then, when your head finally hits the pillow, you're wide awake! Logically this "dynamic duo" of fatigue plus insomnia (or what we call "nighttime restlessness") would seem to be "opposites" - If you're so tired, why can't you fall asleep? But they are commonly found together in..

Dr. Shawn Talbott · January 30th, 2017

Dr. Shawn Talbott · January 30th, 2017

Melatonin Unsafe for Kids?
Melatonin Unsafe for Kids?

Last week (Jan 6, 2017) the New York Times asked the question that millions of parents have been asking for years, "Is the sleep aid melatonin safe for children and adults?" You can read the original article »

Last week (Jan 6, 2017) the New York Times asked the question that millions of parents have been asking for years, "Is the sleep aid melatonin safe for children and adults?" You can read the original article from the NYTimes - but here are a few parts of the article that jumped out for me - and a few things that you should know about melatonin... From the article: "There's a dearth of safety data for..

Dr. Shawn Talbott · January 16th, 2017

Dr. Shawn Talbott · January 16th, 2017

Stress is Killing You (Fight Back)!
Stress is Killing You (Fight Back)!

Any type of stress, but especially the low-grade, chronic stress that we experience at work and in our stressful "too-busy" lives, leads to both behavioral changes (less exercise, eating more "comfort »

Any type of stress, but especially the low-grade, chronic stress that we experience at work and in our stressful "too-busy" lives, leads to both behavioral changes (less exercise, eating more "comfort foods," drinking, smoking, etc) and biochemical changes (higher levels of stress hormones like cortisol), which can suppress immune system function, increase blood pressure and cholesterol, elevate appetite,..

Dr. Shawn Talbott · October 15th, 2016

Dr. Shawn Talbott · October 15th, 2016