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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

Breastfeeding Is Ideal Feeding Pattern for Infants: Updated Position of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Human milk provides the best nutrition for most babies and breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants and very young children, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The paper also outlines the...
5-Mar-2015 11:30 AM EST

This National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle'

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There is no one food, drink, pill or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person’s overall daily routine is what is most important. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month® 2015, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...
26-Feb-2015 12:05 AM EST

'Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle' with Informed Food Choices During National Nutrition Month and Beyond, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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An eating pattern that meets people’s nutrient needs within calorie limits is vital to maintaining good health and quality of life. That’s why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle”...
26-Feb-2015 12:05 AM EST

During National Nutrition Month, Make Sensible Snacks Part of Your Healthy Eating Plan, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Snacks can be a fun and valuable part of a person’s healthful eating plan – but they can also add unneeded calories, sugar, sodium and fat. During National Nutrition Month®, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers smart snacking ideas...
26-Feb-2015 12:05 AM EST

Make Physical Activity a Part of How You 'Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle' this National Nutrition Month, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Make physical activity a part of your daily routine as you “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” during National Nutrition Month®.
26-Feb-2015 12:05 AM EST

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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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