New York Apple Association has engaged registered dietitian Linda
Quinn to be the association’s spokeswoman to promote the health
benefits of New York apples.
experience as a registered dietitian and a media spokeswoman make
her the perfect choice to help us get the message out about the
numerous health benefits of eating an apple a day," said association
president, Jim Allen.
will be appearing on TV and radio throughout the state discussing
the groundbreaking Cornell University research
which shows that apple phytonutrients can help fight cancer. She
will also promote how apples improve breathing for asthma sufferers,
can help prevent osteoporosis, aid in digestion and boost energy.
efforts will coincide with an aggressive statewide advertising
campaign the association has scheduled for the harvest season.
The association will be running TV, radio and outdoor advertising
throughout New York touting health-laden apples.
number one goal is to get the health message about our apples
to consumers," Allen said. "Apples really do keep the doctor away
and we want consumers to remember that at the supermarket."
who resides in Syracuse, is a Registered Dietitian (R.D.), a Certified
Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN) in the State of New York and an active
member of the American Dietetic Association.
Quinn continues to appear in educational videos for New York Apple Association. She has honed her skills from years of experience in video and print media. She wrote a weekly newspaper column “Central New York Power Foods” in 2010 for the Syracuse Post Standard. She has written numerous articles for national magazines Prevention, Eating Well, and Mother Earth. She was the recipient of the New York State Dietetic Association Media Excellence Award in 2001 and the Distinguished Dietitian Award in 2010.
completed her Master of Science degree in Nutrition Sciences at
Syracuse University in 1989. She is the Nutrition Services Administrator
for the Central New York Developmental Services Office, supervising
meal planning and 15 nutrition professionals’ staff for the eight-county
agency that serves thousands of individuals with disabilities
throughout Central New York.
If you have questions about nutrition or would like to book Linda Quinn, email Linda Quinn.