Bio For Susan Kleiner, PhD, RD, FACN,
Susan Kleiner, PhD, RD, FACN,

Susan M. Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D., FACN, CNS, FISSN is the foremost nutrition authority on eating for strength, and her POWER EATING program has reshaped the lives of thousands. Dr. Kleiner is the owner of HIGH PERFORMANCE NUTRITION, a consulting firm specializing in media communications, industry consulting, and personal counseling, on Mercer Island, Washington. She is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical History and Ethics at The University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Kleiner is the author of POWER EATING, 2nd Edition (Human Kinetics, 2001), rated as Muscle & Fitness Magazine"ss #1 Diet Book of the Year (1999), and the only diet book in Shape Magazine"s, 5 Great Books for Your Fitness Library" (May 2001). She has also authored High-Performance Nutrition: The Total Eating Plan to Maximize Your Workout (John Wiley & Sons, 1996), The POWER EATING AND FITNESS LOG (Get Pumped, 1999), The Be Healthier Feel Stronger Vegetarian Cookbook (Macmillan, 1997), and The High Performance Cookbook (Macmillan, 1995). Dr. Kleiner is the nutrition consultant to The Seattle Sonics and the Seattle Seahawks, and she was the lead nutritionist in the development of the site. She is the media spokesperson for the Brita Company, and an advisory board member for Dr. Kleiner has consulted with many other food and beverage companies and has been the nutrition consultant to the Cleveland Browns, the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Repertory Project Dance Company, The Seattle Skating Club, and athletes at all levels of sport. She was a founding member of the Gatorade Sports Nutrition Speakers Network and a former Educational Advisory Board member of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.