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Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

location-pin Brooklyn, New York

School: The Ohio State University

Expertise: As a registered dietician nutritionist (RDN), classically trained chef, and cookbook author, Jackie writes about nutrition, plant-based recipes, and nutrition as a tool for disease prevention and management.

Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

  • Jackie is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and certified dietician nutritionist (CDN).
  • She’s a Forbes Health Advisory Board member and a former national media spokesperson for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Jackie has authored six cookbooks, three of which have received national awards.


Jackie is a registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) and classically trained chef who has worked in media since 1998. She was the national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, appearing on dozens of national television programs to offer nutrition advice and guidance. She now serves as a Forbes Health Advisory board member. As a nutrition and plant-based food writer, Jackie’s contributed to outlets including The Healthy, Prevention, Livestrong, Self, Glamour, Woman’s World, Fitness, and more. She’s also an award-winning cookbook author who’s presented at dozens of nutrition, dietetics, and culinary conferences nationwide.


New York State Office of the Professions, Certified Dietician Nutritionist The Ohio State University, BS, Allied Health Professions Kendall College, Certificate in Professional Cooking