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


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...
14-Jan-2015 11:30 AM EST

When Planning to Eat Right This New Year, Get Your Advice from Educated and Trained Experts - Registered Dietitian Nutritionists


For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life – a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy lifestyle. But with an internet full of misinformation and some “professionals” with little, if any, formal...
18-Dec-2014 11:30 AM EST

Resolve to Be Food Safe in 2015: Easy Ways to Reduce the Risk of Food Poisoning with Home Food Safety

The start of a new year offers the opportunity to reflect and consider what you can do to make your life happier and healthier. Resolve to be food safe in 2015 and reduce your risk of food poisoning with tips from Home Food Safety, a public...
16-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST

Standardized Pediatric Malnutrition Identification and Documentation Indicators Needed: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Using a standardized set of measurements will help health professionals more accurately diagnose malnutrition among children ages 1 month to 18 years, as well as improve their treatment, according to a new joint statement from the Academy of...
9-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Calls on Decision Makers to Integrate Registered Dietitian Nutritionists into Emerging Health Care Models

With health care in the United States being the most expensive in the world, why is it that most people do not receive the comprehensive, coordinated care that improves outcomes and reduces costs? This issue is addressed in an article in the...
3-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST

All People Should Have Access to Safe Food and Water: Updated Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Ensuring a safe food and water supply is the responsibility of consumers, health professionals, government and industry alike, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The position paper recommends that...
2-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports National Diabetes Education Program's Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports a new set of 10 clinically useful principles highlighting areas of agreement in diabetes management and prevention that will help health care teams improve treatment for people with diabetes.
18-Nov-2014 12:25 PM EST

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Celebrate National School Lunch Week Through Nationwide School Nutrition Programs

As part of National School Lunch Week, October 13 to 19, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates the hard work and dedication of registered dietitian nutritionists who lead school lunch programs across the country to provide nutrition...
9-Oct-2014 11:30 AM 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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