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Nutrition Today mourns the loss of our longtime Editorial Board member, Lany Kristen Wallwork McNutt, MSc, PhD, JD who passed away at age 73. Kristen obtained her bachelor degree from Duke, her Masters from Columbia, her doctor of philosophy in biochemistry from Vanderbilt and her law degree from DePaul University. She passed the New York Bar and also became a member of the bar in the District of Columbia. Prior to incorporating her consulting firm, Consumer Choices, Inc. in 1988, Kristen was a Congressional Science Fellowship with the Senate Agriculture Committee, Executive Officer of the National Nutrition Consortium in Washington, D.C.; Assistant Professor of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago; Associate Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, New York; and Vice President for Consumer and Scientific Affairs, Kraft Foods, Chicago-area. She was active in many professional organizations, and served on several national governmental advisory bodies and committees. Kristen had many publications in her bibliography including over five years of editorials in Nutrition Today, Food Engineering, and the British Nutrition Foundation Journal. She was an Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Food Science Technology, and together with her husband, published the college nutrition textbook, Making Food Choices. She started her own monthly publication Consumer Magazines Digest in 1989 which continued until 2011. Our condolences to her husband, David R. McNutt, MD.