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

Karen Collins, RD, CDN Biography

Title:
Nutrition Advisor at the American Institute for Cancer Research
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“People may turn to organic milk for health benefits, or environmental and animal rights’ issues. But when evaluating the health claims, so far, research does not support a health advantage of organic over conventional milk for any segment of the population.”

“Organic Milk: Are the Benefits Worth the Cost,” Nutrition Notes, Aug. 26, 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Writer, Nutrition Notes, a syndicated column about nutrition, 1999-present
  • Nutrition Advisor, American Institute for Cancer Research, 1992-present
  • Nutritionist, private practice in Jamestown, NY
Education:
  • MS, Nutrition, Cornell University
  • BS, Nutrition, Purdue University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Are There Any Safety or Nutritional Differences in Milk from Cows Supplemented with Growth Hormones Such as rBST and Milk from Cows Not Supplemented with Hormones?