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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

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Urges Congress to Support Current, Evidence-Based Dietary Guidelines Development Process

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges Congress to remove harmful and limiting language that has been added to two bills regarding the development process for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The language appears in Section 232 of the...
24-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

During Kids Eat Right Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages All Families to 'Shop Smart, Cook Healthy and Eat Right'

August is Kids Eat Right MonthTM, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for children.
23-Jun-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Montgomery, Ala., Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Evelyn Crayton Becomes 2015-2016 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emeritus at Auburn University, begins her one-year term on June 1 as the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition...
1-Jun-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Eighteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2015-2016 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Board is responsible...
1-Jun-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends Strong, Evidence-Based Dietary Guidelines Report

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee for drafting a strong, evidence-based Scientific Report outlining recommendations...
14-May-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Champions for Healthy Kids: $1 Million in Grants Awarded by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2015 Champions for Healthy Kids grants, provided through an educational grant from the General Mills Foundation.
6-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Nutrition Is Key Component of Care for People with Disabilities and Special Needs: Updated Position of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Specialized nutrition services provided by registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered, (working under supervision of an RDN, are essential to adequately care for adults with intellectual and developmental...
7-Apr-2015 12:30 PM EDT

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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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