In Wake of New IOM Report, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Reminds Consumers to Follow Dietary Guidelines' Sodium Recommendations
Prompted by a report issued today by the Institute of Medicine on the consequences of dietary sodium reduction, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to keep their sodium intake within the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary...
5/14/2013 5:25 PM EDT
During Women's Health Week, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Women to Make Healthful Eating a Priority
Busy work and family schedules can often lead to women putting their own health on the back burner. During National Women's Health Week, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages women of all ages to make time for regular preventive...
5/10/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Eating Right with Celiac Disease: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Advice for Staying Healthy
Celiac disease is estimated to affect one out of 141 of Americans, or just under 1 percent of the population. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages Americans to learn about celiac disease – it can affect your health or someone you love.
5/7/2013 11:30 AM EDT
There is a strong connection between the food people eat and their oral health, according to a recently updated position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Academy’s position paper “Oral Health and Nutrition” was published...
5/3/2013 12:00 PM EDT
While many professional member associations in the United States are experiencing membership declines, membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics rose in the past year to 75,067 – the largest in the Academy’s 96-year history and the...
5/2/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Studies have shown that about 10 percent of men infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an elevated resting energy expenditure (REE). Their bodies use more kilocalories for basic functions including circulation, body temperature, and...
4/16/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Access to Safe, Nutritious Food and Water Is Fundamental Human Right: Updated Position of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Consistent access to safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food and water is a fundamental human right, and is particularly important in helping developing nations to achieve food and nutrition security, according to the Academy of Nutrition...
4/9/2013 11:35 AM EDT
Focus on Diet's Role in Prevention and Treatment of Diseases, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
This year, half a million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and more than 1.6 million men and women will be diagnosed with the illness. During Cancer Control Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds Americans that eating right...
4/2/2013 1:05 PM EDT
Expert Registered Dietitians to Help Your Audience Eat Healthfully at Restaurants in Wake of CSPI Xtreme Eating Report
1/15/2013 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...
5/31/2012 5:05 PM EDT