Scientific Advisors

David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

University of Toronto
Educated at Oxford University, David is currently a professor in both the Departments of Nutritional Sciences and...

Mollie Katzen

Cookbook author, illustrator

Mollie Katzen, with over six million books in print, is an inductee of the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. Named by...

Cyril W.C. Kendall, PhD

Research Associate, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

University of Toronto
Cyril is a Research Associate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto,...

Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, LD, FADA

Adjunct Associate Professor, Nutrition Department

University of Massachusetts
In addition to teaching at the Nutrition Department of the University of Massachusetts, Reed is also a nutrition...

Kathy McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Director, Department of Nutrition; Director, Dietetic Internship - Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Kathy graduated with a BS from Simmons College and earned an MS in nutrition from Framingham State College. She serves...

Virginia Messina, MPH, RD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Loma Linda University
Ginny is a registered dietitian with a Master’s Degree in public health from the University of Michigan. She...

Sharon Palmer, RD

Consulting Dietitian, Oldways Vegetarian Network

Sharon has created a career based on combining her two great loves: food and writing. As a registered dietitian with 16...

Sudha Raj, PhD, RD

Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition Science, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition

Syracuse University
Sudha is a Senior Part-time Instructor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Public Health, Food Studies...

Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH

Chair and Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health

Loma Linda University
From Spain, Joan is a board certified physician in internal medicine who moved to the U.S. to further train in Public...

Frank Sacks, MD

Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Harvard School of Public Health
Frank is Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health. He...

Walter Willett, MD, DrPH

Chair and Frederick J. Stare Professor, Department of Nutrition

Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Willett is a renowned physician, nutrition researcher, and Chair of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard...

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