Dr. Jim Painter, PhD, RDN
Adjunct Professor @University of Texas, School of Public Health
Jim Painter earned a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and is currently an Adjunct Professor at University of Texas, School of Public Health. His current areas of research include reducing risk of heart disease through phyto-nutrient and dietary intervention, mindless eating and stealthy calorie intake to control calorie intake. Jim has been a Registered Dietitian since 1980 and has served as the Director of Nutrition research for the California Raisin Marketing Board, and nutrition adviser for Sun-Maid Raisin Growers of California and Paramount Farms Wonderful Pistachios. He consults for the National Dairy Council and he currently serves on American Heart Association’s Healthier Diet Business Committee and is a member of the American Society of Nutrition. Jim has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and presentations to his credit and has authored the text book, Nutrition You Can Use and his latest book Let’s Eat Mindfully!