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What Do Olympians Eat? The Role Sports Dietitians Play in Athletes' Training

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What does it take to fuel the strength, speed, endurance and grace of Olympic athletes? It takes years of training and hard work, and sports dietitians are part of many Olympic hopefuls' team — helping to propel athletes to achieve the Olympic...
23-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2016-2019

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed four registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople: Jennifer Bruning, MS, RDN, LDN, of...
1-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Eighteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2016-2017 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-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lucille Beseler Becomes 2016-2017 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Lucille Beseler, president and owner of the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida, begins her one-year term on June 1 as the 2016-2017 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest...
1-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Does the New Nutrition Facts Panel Mean for You? Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Explains Changes

In the first major overhaul of the Nutrition Facts Panel since 1993, the Food and Drug Administration announced today changes that will be made to the Panel over the next two to three years. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its member...
20-May-2016 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading Nutrition Experts Speak Up About Malnutrition

In an effort to explore the evolving landscape of hunger and malnutrition, the May issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers insights from leading registered dietitian nutritionists and other health professionals,...
27-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Applauds House Passage of Older Americans Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the United States House of Representatives for passing the Older Americans Act Reauthorization of 2016 (S.192).
21-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increased Protein Consumption Linked to Feelings of Fullness: New Study in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Many people turn to high-protein foods when trying to lose weight because eating protein-rich meals is commonly believed to make dieters feel fuller. Surprisingly, this idea hadn't been tested on a large scale. In a new study featured in the Journal...
3-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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