Lisa Hayim: Registered Dietitian & Wellness Blogger

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Lisa Hayim is a Registered Dietitian born and raised in New York. She studied communications and psychology at the University of Miami. Upon completion, she returned back to New York to pursue her real passion- nutrition. She holds a Master's in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University.  In 2015, she put that education to work and  founded The Well Necessities, a private practice that prides itself on simplifying the science of nutrition and empowering clients to embrace real food while guiding them to eat mindfully.  As her Instagram account, @thewellnecessities gained popularity,, a wellness blog was created.  It's best known for being a place to come to for its 5 ingredient recipes, sound and trusted nutrition information, and wellness recommendations.  Lisa has appeared on multiple media outlets including the Dr. Oz show.  You can find her working with clients, hosting workshops, and cooking up delicious food at  The Well Necessities HQ located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

What do I do best?

I’m able to recognize my ego and drown it before it takes over and ruins great opportunities!

What makes me the best version of myself?

I don’t give up. If I have my mind on something, I will persevere no matter how far off the path the initial “no’s” and rejections take me.

What are my aspirations?

I want to be able to juggle it all – my business- which is always growing with my current family (the one I was born into) and the one I hope to grow one day.

My Biggest Success?

Financial independence. It’s taken me a long time to get here, but boy does it feel good to be able to do things on my own terms!

My Most Challenging Moment?

There have been many! But starting a business on my own and all the unexpected problems would definitely be up there!

My Motto?

Don't Sweat the Small stuff.  And its all small stuff!

My Favorite People/Role Models?

Registered Dietitian Keri Glassman is my personal rode model for all things business and personal.  There is no one more classy, thoughtful, and giving!

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Central America is one of my favorites!

My Favorite Products/Objects?

SO many, but right now, I am loving my AeroGarden (indoor garden) and my Bodum French Press.  The chef’s knife is also an under the radar favorite tool in the kitchen!

My Current Passions?

Yoga, sweating just to sweat, being present, and spending any free time with those that build me up!