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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Calls on Congress to Stop Cuts to Public Health Funding

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as part of 90 public health advocacy organizations in the Coalition for Health Funding, released a new report today documenting the dire consequences of Congress’s deep cuts to public health programs in...
15-Jul-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Healthy Lifestyle Is Crucial for Women of Childbearing Age: Updated Position and New Practice Papers of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition is crucial before, during and after pregnancy to optimize health for both mother and child, according to an updated position paper and a new practice paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
30-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

During World Cup, Registered Dietitian Helps Fuel U.S. Men's National Team


With game day energy needs exceeding 3,400 calories for the average World Cup soccer player, it is essential for the U.S. Men's National Team to have the proper diet to achieve success. Since 2012, registered dietitian and Academy of Nutrition and...
30-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Rethink Your Drinks and Hydrate Right This Summer with Tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

With the official start of summer and temperatures on the rise, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to rethink your drink and keep hydrated during summer months and throughout the year.
24-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

In Wake of New Data, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Reinforces Importance of Expert Care in Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

In wake of new data showing more than 29 million Americans have diabetes and 86 million adults have prediabetes, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is reinforcing the importance of a lifelong healthful eating plan, developed with a registered...
18-Jun-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Applauds AMA's Advocacy for Evidence-Based, Coordinated Care for Patients with Obesity

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds the American Medical Association’s recent decision to support increased patient access to evidence-based, multidisciplinary obesity treatment.
16-Jun-2014 1:05 PM EDT

August Is Kids Eat Right Month


To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation’s children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August.
10-Jun-2014 10:00 PM EDT

Nutrition is Key to Oral and Overall Health: Practice Paper from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition is vital to a person’s oral health – and therefore to their overall health. Collaboration between registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, registered and oral health-care professionals is recommended for health...
4-Jun-2014 12:30 PM EDT

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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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