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)

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