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Commission on Dietetic Registration Celebrates the 100,000th Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

The Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, recently celebrated the certification of the 100,000th registered dietitian nutritionist. Elizabeth Oregel, of Los Angeles, Calif., earned...
15-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professional Civility Pledge: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Magazine Receives Coveted Communitas Social Responsibility Award

Food & Nutrition Magazine® has been named a Communitas Award recipient for its Pledge of Professional Civility, an initiative to foster camaraderie in the nutrition and dietetics community and encourage constructive engagement among peers.
28-Feb-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates the Experts: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day is March 14

March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful eating. March is also when the Academy celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, honoring the...
14-Feb-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Shop Locally to “Go Further with Food” During National Nutrition Month, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Shopping locally can be a great way to add healthful foods to your diet while conserving natural resources. That’s why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by choosing foods that are healthful to...
7-Feb-2018 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

During National Nutrition Month, “Go Further with Food” by Preparing Meals in Advance, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by preparing meals in advance to enjoy throughout the week.
31-Jan-2018 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

For National Nutrition Month: Store Food Correctly to Reduce Waste, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by storing food correctly to reduce waste and lower your grocery bill during National Nutrition Month® in March.
24-Jan-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

For National Nutrition Month 2018, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: ‘Go Further With Food’

Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help reduce...
17-Jan-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nutrition-Focused Medical Exams Result in Increased Reimbursement for Health Care Systems

A new pilot project has been developed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that trains registered dietitian nutritionists to perform a nutrition-focused physical exam that is used to diagnose malnourished hospitalized patients. According to a...
16-Nov-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Jennifer Bruning Can Speak to Media on Parents Modeling Good Eating Habits for Kids

20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Robin Foroutan Can Speak to Media on Nutritional Considerations When Dining Out

20-Mar-2017 1:50 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Angel Planells Can Speak to Media on Choosing Healthy Options When Cooking at Home

20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT

In Wake of New Diabetes Risk Study, Academy Highlights Value of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Reducing Risk, Providing Treatment

A new study indicates that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime. Nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help reduce the risk of diabetes and its related health...
14-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

As Children Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Parents to Fuel Kids Right with a Healthy Breakfast

The back-to-school movement is in full swing. As parents scour stores for the year’s school supplies, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages them to stock up on healthy breakfast foods, too. August is Kids Eat Right Month, the perfect...
12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

As Kids Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says Students Should Expect Healthy Meals

Significant improvements in school meals designed to improve the health of 32 million schoolchildren are taking place nationwide thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, championed by the First Lady Michelle Obama and implemented through the...
22-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Kids Eat Right Month Spotlights 'Hungry-Overweight' Paradox

It may seem like a contradiction, but millions of American children are both hungry and overweight. During Kids Eat Right Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spotlights the “hungry yet overweight paradox” and ways to ensure children...
17-Jul-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Improve Children's Health During Kids Eat Right Month and All Year

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and its Kids Eat Right initiative empower more than 5,000 registered dietitian nutritionists to address childhood obesity and food insecurity, making an impact both locally and nationally through...
15-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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