Jim has been the recipient of numerous grants that have focused on changing our eating environment. He has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and presentations to his credit. He produced the video Portion Size Me and authored Nutrition You Can Use.
Jim Painter received a Master’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Jim has been a Registered Dietitian since 1980 and is a member of the American Dietetic Association.
He worked for Marriott Corporation in the 1980s, taught at the University of Illinois in the field of Nutrition and Hospitality during the 1990s and at Eastern Illinois University in the 2000s where he also chaired the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. He has served on commodity scientific advisory boards, such as Paramount Farms Pistachio Health, National Pasteurized Eggs and has directed Nutrition Research for the California Raisin Marketing Board.
Jim’s presentations have taken him around the world as he shares his wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise.
Jim and Scott discussed Food Psychology: Why We Eat More Than We Think.