Ukpong S. Udofia is a Member of Academic Staff of the Department of Home Economics, University of Uyo. She holds BSc and MSc from the University of Uyo and PhD (Human Nutrition) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has publications in reputable journals and books. She is a Member of many professional bodies including International Nutrition Society of Nigeria and Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology. She is a resource person for Akwa Ibom Agricultural Development Programme and Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency. Currently, she is teaching Foods and Nutrition in University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.