Lyn-Genet Recitas, HHP, Sports Nutritionist - Executive Director of Nutrition
Lyn-Genet Recitas is the New York Times bestselling author of The Plan and The Plan Cookbook. The Plan is a groundbreaking anti-inflammatory nutritional protocol. Her work has been featured on Dr Oz, Huffington Post, ABC, CBS and Fox News. She has been a holistic nutritionist for over 30 years studying nutritional therapy, holistic medicine, sports nutrition, herbology, homeopathy, yoga and shiatsu.
Lyn-Genet's years working in top restaurants like Balathzar and Pastis and her love of combining food, wine and nutrition comes full circle in the birth of LGKitchen. LGKitchen NY and LGKitchen Los Angeles delivers groundbreaking, anti-inflammatory food that is seasonal/organic and of course, Plan friendly, to your home or office.
Lyn-Genet has helped hundreds of thousands of men and women find easy, effective ways to lose weight, improve health and reverse the aging process.
Dr. Katie Reinholtz - Director of Nutrition
Katie developed a strong interest in Natural Medicine as an undergraduate student studying Psychology and Chemistry at Virginia Tech. She went on to attend and graduate from Naturopathic Medical school at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Her interests and training include women’s health, holistic endocrinology, herbal medicine, and nutrition. She is passionate about providing good integrative healthcare and looks forward to helping clients discover food as medicine.
Monica Burke - Office Manager
Monica’s interest in using food as medicine and incorporating holistic practices into her family life began after starting the The Plan two years ago and seeing almost immediate results. The Plan quickly resolved the weight gain, high cholesterol, chronic sinusitis, allergies, fatigue and pre-diabetes she had been dealing with for over a decade. Monica has a Bachelor of Science in Math from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in Math from the University of Virginia as well as over a decade of experience in Program/Project/People Management, Sales & Marketing, Customer Relationship Development, Computer Programming, and Research in the STEM industry. Her organizational skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail in conjunction with her strong passion for The Plan combine to make her our eager Office Manager!
Tonia Winchester, N.D.
Dr. Tonia Winchester wants to live in a world where people practice self-care, understand the healing power of food, the mind, and nature. She received her bachelor's degree from Simon Fraser University where she majored in kinesiology and minored in contemporary dance. Because of her own health challenges as a child and teen, she decided to continue her studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Tonia is a practicing naturopathic physician and board certified acupuncturist in BC, Canada. She primarily sees patients with anxiety, skin, digestive, and hormonal concerns. After a patient introduced her to The Plan, she decided it was the best, most comprehensive, systematic way to teach people how to use food to heal their bodies.
Erica Medine - West Coast Director, LGKitchen
Erica, a self-proclaimed foodie, has been a planner for 2 years. Her passion for The Plan came about from her own experience of wanting to get healthy and fit after having a baby. Her results were immediate and she began to spread the word. Feeling good, looking good and eating delicious food was a trifecta she had to be a part of. As our West Coast Director of LGKitchen Los Angeles, Erica will make sure our planners in Southern California never go hungry. Erica has her Masters Degree in Speech Pathology and is a practicing Therapist. The joy of helping her clients build confidence makes her a great asset to our team.
Cindy Hwang - Nutritionist
Cindy’s passion for nutrition and health led her to her certification in holistic nutrition at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2007. She has a degree in dietetics, and is currently working towards her Masters in Nutrition and Exercise Science. In addition to her nutrition work, Cindy has developed a program called “Senior Strength” for The Korean Community Services of Metropolitan NY.
Althea White - Sports Nutritionist
Althea White grew up as an athlete playing soccer and lacrosse and studied Movement Science at Penn State University. She is a certified NASM personal trainer, lacrosse coach, and is completing her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Althea’s personal struggles with weight, physical activity, health and sports injuries have taught her numerous lessons that has inspired her to be a health coach for The Plan. Althea has been able to integrate her love of sports and Planning and would love to help others achieve optimal health, their best weight possible and peak performance in their activities.
Dr. Nicole Talbot, D.O.
Dr. Talbot is the designated physician for The Lyn-Genet Plan. As a family practice physician, board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine, she is devoted to educating clients on the importance of healthy lifestyle and proper diet. Nicole’s enthusiastic approach to healthy living is what led her to The Plan. Nicole specializes in the treatment of hormone imbalance and strives to find natural remedies that solve the issue rather than masking symptoms. Being certified in Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is an integral part of aiding her patients with hormonal imbalances.
Karen Fazioli - Health Coach
Karen’s interest in natural healing came about as a result of her personal struggles with weight, inflammation and pain. Once she discovered The Plan, she was able to lose weight and keep it off, optimize her blood levels and eliminate her inflammation and chronic pain. These results sealed the deal and The Plan has become her lifestyle! Karen is a certified Group Exercise, Indoor Cycling and Aqua instructor who personally learned that over-training causes inflammation. After adjusting her own workouts, she now teaches all of her classes according to this principle. Karen has a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Secondary Education from the College of St. Rose. Her skills in the wellness and fitness fields as well has her background in education and teaching are a perfect fit for her role as Office Manager and Health Coach at The Plan!
Kathy Ha - Culinary Educator
Kathy has a real love of food and has been creating new plan-friendly meals into her everyday life for many years. An avid home cook, Kathy created Tutorial to Table, a program that teaches New Yorkers how to plan, prep and cook in their own kitchens. Kathy teaches second grade in New York City, and is excited to combine her experience of teaching with her passion of food to get planners set up for success.