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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends President Obama's Request to Congress: Increase Funding to Food and Nutrition Programming and Research

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends President Obama’s budget request to Congress, which prioritizes food, nutrition programming and research.
9-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Treating Excess Weight and Obesity Requires Many Different Approaches and Expertise of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists: Updated Position Paper of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Excess weight and obesity among adults results from many influences including personal factors, the communities where people live and government policies. Therefore, successful weight loss must include multiple strategies addressing each of these...
3-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Applauds Senate Agriculture Committee's Work on Child Nutrition Reauthorization

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports the bipartisan work of the Senate Agriculture Committee on the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016, which prioritizes the health, nutrition and well-being of millions of children...
20-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Advice on Incorporating 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Into Everyday Eating

The newly released 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans offer building blocks for a healthy lifestyle while focusing on the importance of following a healthy eating pattern that is right for you.
7-Jan-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Evidence-Based 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for creating 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans that are based on a thorough review of the strongest...
7-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Economic Gains Make Nutrition and Dietetics Profession a 'Desirable Destination' Profession: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Survey

Median salaries for registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered have increased significantly more than inflation during the past two years, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2015...
15-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Urges Congress: Pass Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act

During November’s American Diabetes Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins advocacy communities across the country to raise awareness of the fact that diabetes rates have continued to rise over the past 10 years. To help save lives,...
11-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Responds to World Health Organization Findings on Meat Consumption and Cancer Link

In light of the recent findings by the World Health Organization classifying the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans and the consumption of processed meats as carcinogenic to humans, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...
27-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Academy Names National Media Spokespeople for 2014-2017

2-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert Registered Dietitians to Help Your Audience Eat Healthfully at Restaurants in Wake of CSPI Xtreme Eating Report

15-Jan-2013 3:50 PM EST

In Wake of New York Soda Ban Proposal, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Education, Moderation

New York City has announced plans to ban the sale of sodas and other sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and entertainment venues. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) encourages...
31-May-2012 5:05 PM EDT

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