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
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Present 2015 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to Academy, Dietetics Profession
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will present its prestigious 2015 Medallion Awards to eight registered dietitian nutritionists in recognition of outstanding service and leadership in the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession.
23-Sep-2015 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Vienna, Va., Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Penny McConnell Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Highest Award
Registered dietitian nutritionist Penny E. McConnell, a nationally recognized pioneer in children’s nutrition and school meals, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ highest honor, the Marjorie Hulsizer...
16-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Elementary and middle school students who are given at least 25 minutes to eat lunch are more likely to choose fruits and consume more of their entrees, milk, and vegetables according to a new study released in the Journal of the Academy of...
10-Sep-2015 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Feeding a Growing World Population: Articles in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Feeding a growing world population, especially in developing countries, will require advances in technology to support sustainable food systems and collaborations between the agriculture and food production industries, hunger relief professionals...
18-Aug-2015 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
As Part of Kids Eat Right Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Urges Congress: Prioritize Nutrition Health of Nation's Children
During Kids Eat Right MonthTM, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges Congress to prioritize the health, nutrition and well-being of millions of American children by reauthorizing and strengthening child nutrition programs. Kids Eat Right...
3-Aug-2015 12:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Applauds Senate Passage of Older Americans Act, Urges House to Act
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (S. 192).
17-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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
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
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