Dori Zerlin MS RDN

Dori Zerlin, MS RDN
Los Angeles Nutritionist
Dori has a passion for helping her clients achieve optimal health by empowering them with nutrition education. She also enjoys assisting clients in learning how to have a healthy relationship with their food, body, and mind. She understands that there is no one “diet” or “quick fix” that works for everyone, therefore she provides her clients with individualized one-on-one nutritional advice and steps to meet their unique health and dietary goals. Additionally, she believes it’s not just what you eat, but how you eat that matters in achieving a balanced mind and body.

Dori provides nutrition information and consults for the following:
Adult and Childhood Obesity
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Metabolic Syndrome X
Diabetes Mellitus
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nutritional Supplementation
Eating Disorders
Weight Loss
Weight Maintenance
Body Building
PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
…and more
Dori’s acronym “BALANCE” describes her nutrition program best:
Balanced nutrition for a balanced mind, body and soul
Acceptable to your tastes & preferences
Loaded with nutrition tips, education, and support
Achievable for reaching realistic long-term or short-term goals
Nutrient dense for optimal health
Customized to meet your daily lifestyle patterns
Evaluated monthly to promote maintenance and avoid plateaus
About Dori
Dori Zerlin, MS RDN is a Los Angeles based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters degree in Nutrition.

Her academic background includes a B.S in Health Promotions & Disease Prevention from the University of Southern California. Additionally she completed her Masters in Nutrition and Coordinated Didactic Nutrition Program from California State University, Los Angeles. Her extensive dietetic internship experience includes sites such as UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente.

Dori enjoys working with all types of populations in her private practice and outpatient work. Her special interests include mindful and intuitive eating, and the power of a whole-foods, plant-based cuisine to treat and possibly prevent many debilitating diseases (diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancers, and more). She has been working at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, as an outpatient registered dietitian since 2012.

Dori’s past work experience includes outpatient/private practice arenas such as dialysis centers, private gyms, and student health centers. She has also worked closely with bariatric doctors, cardiologists and chiropractors. She has worked in outpatient Bariatric programs at Olympia Medical Center, Cedars Sinai, and the Advanced Bariatric Center with Dr. Naim. Additionally, she enjoys providing counseling for corporate health events.

Dori is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Los Angeles Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dori has also done extra certifications with the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy. Additionally she completed two courses from Dr Fuhrman’s Nutritarian Education Institute – Nutritarian Basics of Nutrition Certification and The Science of the Nutritarian Diet.



Have you ever been stuck wondering “What to eat?” “When to eat?” “Where to eat?” Or even just “Why eat?”

If you answered yes to any one of these questions then you are in for a wonderful adventure. Dori’s job is to help coach & educate you on what type of fuel is optimal for your body today. You will see, feel, and taste the difference of food after understanding how to make sense of your palette.
Learn how to prepare foods that work best for your body and lifestyle, while providing you with lasting energy and satisfaction. Stop starving and start eating by respecting your body. Allow Dori to take you step by step through your nutritional questions. Find out why you have cravings and how to put an end to future ones.
Get started now to find out the answers to your questions now and be lead to a healthy path with Dori’s Consultations or Nutrition Coaching today!

Get in Touch:
Interested in any of Dori’s nutrition services? Want to learn more about a specific program? Please call or email Dori at the number/email below and she will get back to you.
Ph: 310-709-2750