Jessica White

Job Title:

 Faculty, Food and Nutritional Sciences


 Contract Faculty






 Ursuline Hall 210

Academic Background

  • B.Sc., Human Nutrition, St. Francis Xavier University
  • B.Sc., Honors Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics, Brescia University College
  • M.Sc.FN., Internship Stream, Brescia University College

Previous Work Experience

  • Lawson Health Research Institute

Representative Publications

  • Jenkins, D., Spence, J.D., Giovannucci, E.L., Kim, Y., Josse, R., Vieth, R., Mejia, S.B., et al. (2018). Supplemental vitamins and minerals for CVD prevention and treatment. Journal of American College of Cardiology, 71(22): 2570-2584.
  • White, J., Hekmat, S. (2018). Development of probiotic fruit juices using Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 fortified with short chain and long chain inulin fiber. Fermentation, 4(2): 1-12.
  • White, J., Reid, G. (2018). A suggestion for evolution of Canada’s health regulatory system. Facets, 3(1): 45-60.
  • Di Stefano, E., White, J., Seney, S., Hekmat, S., McDowell, T., Sumarah, M., Reid, G. (2017). A novel millet-based probiotic fermented food for the developing world. Nutrients, 9(5): 1-19.

Areas of Teaching

  • Food and Nutrition 2232 - Food Science
  • Food and Nutrition 3342 - Advanced Food Science

Research Specialization(s)

  • My research during my masters involved developing probiotic fruit juices fortified with inulin fibre

Other Relevant Information

  • Reviewer for the British Food Journal