Allison Baker, 29, is the director of nutrition at Kroger, where she oversees a team of dieticians and looks at how the biggest US grocery chain can change people’s eating habits to help them get healthier.
As part of her role heading up nutrition, Baker’s been working to find ways to use the expertise of Kroger’s dieticians.
Here’s how she moved into the role, which earned her a spot on Business Insider’s list of 30 leaders under 40 transforming the future of healthcare.
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Allison Baker, 29, was the kid in high school who hosted dinner parties for her friends at her parents’ house.
“I love cooking for people and learning new things,” Baker said.
So she’d try out new recipes on her friends, which taught her a lot about cooking.
When it came time to pick a path after high school graduation, she decided to pursue a career at a culinary institute that had an emphasis on food innovation via the University of Cincinnati. Then, while studying nutrition at school, she decided to shift her focus to the field of dietetics, instead.
“I was hooked,” Baker said. She thought, “this is the perfect …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Finance