Dr. Ian Smith is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books, Shred: The Revolutionary Diet, Super Shred: The Big Results Diet, and The SHRED Diet Cookbook. His NY Times bestseller The SHRED Power Cleanse was released in December.
Smith was appointed by President Obama to a second term on the prestigious President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.
He is currently the medical contributor on the nationally syndicated television show The Rachael Ray Show. Smith is a former co-host of the Emmy award winning syndicated daytime talk show, The Doctors. He also served as the medical and diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s highly-rated Celebrity Fit Club, and is the creator and founder of the national health initiatives The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile. Smith is the former medical correspondent for NBC News network and NewsChannel 4 in New York. He has appeared extensively on numerous broadcasts, written for various publications, and has been featured in several publications.
A highly-sought after speaker, Smith's work has been honored by several organizations, including the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for his coverage of Sept. 11, 2001. He is also very active in charitable causes.