HEALTH & NUTRITIONHEALTH & NUTRITIONMeet the Lipton scientific experts Joy Dubost, PhD, RD and Gina Ruskie Askew, RDN are raising awareness on the impact of diet and lifestyle on heart health// & NUTRITIONHEALTH & NUTRITION800800


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Prior to joining Lipton Teas and Infusions, Dr. Dubost was the Head of Nutrition and Health for North America, Unilever. She has also served as the Senior Director of Science and External Affairs at the Beer Institute as well as the Senior Director of Nutrition at the National Restaurant Association. Dr. Dubost was also previously employed as a Principal Scientist at PepsiCo Incorporated. She received a Ph.D. in food science from the Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. degree in food science at University of Georgia, and a B.S. in Nutrition and Chemistry at Hood College. Dr. Dubost is a Registered Dietitian and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Michigan Hospitals.

Prior to joining Lipton Teas and Infusions, Gina held various roles at Unilever, supporting a wide variety of iconic brands over the years such as Knorr, Hellmann’s, Growing Roots, Sir Kensington’s, Maille, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Breyers, Slim-Fast, Skippy, Wishbone, Ragu, Bertolli and PF Chang’s Home Menu. Gina has also worked in foodservice management and provided inpatient and outpatient nutrition counseling at various hospitals. She completed the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut.

Healthcare Professional Resources To learn more, download these materials:

Top 5 Reasons To Drink Unsweetened Tea

Make Every Sip & Bite Count for a Healthy Diet


At Lipton Teas and Infusions, we are empowering people to consume more nutritious beverages by researching, applying, and sharing our nutrition knowledge.  We believe strongly in a partnership approach to tackle nutrition issues in the Americas, including improving the nutritional profile of our portfolio, addressing public health challenges, and providing consumer education.  Through our sponsorship and partnerships, we maximize the impact of our efforts to improve nutrition. 

As a National USDA MyPlate Strategic Partner, we provide guidance and recommendations on consuming unsweetened tea as part of a healthy diet and in accordance with the most current Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

In addition, Lipton is a proud national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Life is Why program* that inspires people to live healthier, longer lives.  Lipton is working with the Association to help raise awareness on the impact of diet and lifestyle on heart health, including the benefits of drinking unsweetened brewed tea.  Learn more about the sponsorship here.

*The American Heart Association’s relationship is limited to unsweetened Black Tea and Green Tea