Setsuko Kamotani, MS, RD

Scientist, Nutrition Labeling and Regulatory Compliance

"No single food will make or break good health. But the kinds of food you choose day in and day out have a major impact." - Walter Willet

What is your educational background? I received my undergraduate degrees in Nutrition and Psychology and my master’s degree in Food Science.

What is your favorite part of your job? I really enjoy working as part of a team to launch new foods and building relationships with our consumers so that we can deliver the best food that we can and make people smile.

What other nutrition-related jobs have you held? I started my career in corporate wellness and health promotion. Since then, I’ve held various positions in federal government, non-profit organizations and in the food industry where I focused on consumer communications regarding nutrition, food science and health information.

What do you consider an ideal breakfast? Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! For me, my ideal breakfast is to spend a leisurely Sunday enjoying freshly brewed coffee, an assortment of fresh fruit, toast with strawberry jam, and an omelet filled with veggies.

What is your favorite Kellogg recipe? The classic Rice Krispies Treats® .

What do you like to do when you are not at work? I started to take up running and I’m slowly becoming addicted! I also enjoy hiking, reading, discovering new restaurants and DIY craft nights with my friends