Jackie Newgent


Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and classically-trained chef. With a passion for helping people (including her father) with diabetes, she’s author of The With or Without Meat Cookbook: The Flexible Approach to Flavorful Diabetes Cooking and the award-winning The All‐Natural Diabetes Cookbook, both published by the American Diabetes Association. Jackie is also author of 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes and Big Green Cookbook. Her next book, The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook—2nd Edition, arrives in 2015.

Jackie is a recreational culinary instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. a frequent contributor to Everyday with Rachael Ray and Coastal Living magazines, and a freelance recipe developer for Food Network Kitchens. She’s been a columnist for top magazines, including Woman’s World’s “Diet Club”, Fitness’ “Healthy in a Hurry”, and Glamour’s “Eat More”. As a media personality, Jackie’s television appearances have included ABC’s Good Morning America, NBC’s Dateline, and The Daily Buzz. She’s a past national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Jackie’s unique recipe makeovers can be found on her blog, “tasteovers by jackie.”

She received her B.S. in Allied Health Professions from The Ohio State University and Certificate in Professional Cooking from Kendall College. Jackie believes in a plant-centered approach to eating and is a veggie fanatic. She resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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