Last updated on: 1/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Jackie Newgent, RD Biography

Title:
Food Industry Consultant and Chef
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“If you’re an avid dairy milk drinker, don’t give up your infamous milk mustache. Rather, consider adding nutrient-fortified milk alternatives (or ‘alternative calcium sources’) to your beverage repertoire.”

“Are Dairy Alternatives Good for Your Bones?” Discover Health website (accessed Apr. 11, 2007)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Freelance food industry consultant, chef, and frequent writer about culinary nutrition
  • National Media Spokesperson, American Dietetic Association, 1998-2001
  • Board Member of the Food and Culinary Professionals, Fitness magazine Advisory Board
  • Culinary Instructor, Institute of Culinary Education
  • Regular contributor to the magazines Woman’s World, Glamour, Weight Watchers, Fitness, Prevention, and the Discovery Health website
  • Recipient, Recognition of Service Award, American Dietetic Association, 2001
  • Member, American Dietetic Association
  • Member, International Association of Culinary Professionals
Education:
  • Certificate in Professional Cookery, The Culinary School at Kendall College
  • BS, Allied Health Professions, Ohio State University
Other:
  • None found