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Send Children Back to School with Nutrition Knowledge During Kids Eat Right Month

As children head back to school, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to celebrate Kids Eat Right Month™ in August by ensuring children are properly fueled to grow and succeed.
9-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Repeal of Affordable Care Act

The Academy continues to urge the U.S. Senate to reject the American Health Care Act after the upper chamber on July 25 narrowly passed a procedural vote to open debate on overturning the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
25-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Announces Opposition to Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 under consideration by the U.S. Senate.
27-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2017-2020

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed eight registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople.
1-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Nineteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2017-2018 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Representing more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners, the Academy is the world’s largest...
1-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Donna Martin Becomes 2017-2018 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Donna S. Martin begins her one-year term on June 1 as the 2017-2018 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Martin, of Augusta,...
1-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Asks Congress to Fully Fund Vital Food, Nutrition and Health Programs and Services

The Administration’s proposed budget for 2018 contains funding cuts to nutrition assistance programs, food and nutrition research and health care infrastructure that provide a safety net for our country’s most vulnerable populations and the...
24-May-2017 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Harmful Health Care Legislation Approved by House of Representatives

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins the vast majority of organizations representing health care providers, patients, hospitals and the elderly by opposing the harmful health care legislation passed May 4 by the House of Representatives.
4-May-2017 4:40 PM EDT 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

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20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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

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20-Mar-2017 1:50 PM EDT

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

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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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