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Newswise: Visionary Leader for Organizational and Cultural Change: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer
Released: 17-Apr-2023 6:00 PM EDT
Visionary Leader for Organizational and Cultural Change: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics starting July 1, 2023.

Newswise: Buyer beware: 60% of foods purchased by Americans contain technical food additives -- a 10% increase since 2001
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Released: 13-Mar-2023 2:00 PM EDT
Buyer beware: 60% of foods purchased by Americans contain technical food additives -- a 10% increase since 2001
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, has determined that 60% of foods purchased by Americans contain technical food additives including coloring or flavoring agents, preservatives, and sweeteners.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day March 8 During National Nutrition Month®
Released: 8-Mar-2023 8:00 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day March 8 During National Nutrition Month®
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates the role of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts during Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day on March 8.

Newswise: Good Nutrition Can Help Minimize Cancer Risks
10-Feb-2023 8:00 AM EST
Good Nutrition Can Help Minimize Cancer Risks
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

While no cancer is 100% preventable, a healthful eating plan and regular physical activity can help reduce your risk of developing cancer, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Newswise: Get Cooking During National Nutrition Month®
10-Feb-2023 9:00 AM EST
Get Cooking During National Nutrition Month®
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

For National Nutrition Month®, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers hot cooking tips for those using gas, electric or induction stoves to cook healthful meals.

Released: 9-Feb-2023 4:40 PM EST
Combustible Para El Futuro: Academia De NutricióN Y DietéTica Celebra 2023 National Nutrition Month® en Marzo
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

La Academia de Nutrición y Dietética alienta a los consumidores a alimentarse para el futuro planificando comidas y refrigerios. Fuel for the Future es el tema de la campaña del National Nutrition Month® 2023 de la Academia, que comienza en marzo.

Newswise: 2023 National Nutrition Month® Kicks Off in March
Released: 9-Feb-2023 8:00 AM EST
2023 National Nutrition Month® Kicks Off in March
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages consumers to fuel for the future when planning meals and snacks. Fuel for the Future is the campaign theme for the Academy’s 2023 National Nutrition Month®, which kicks off in March.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Proposed USDA School Meal Standards
Released: 3-Feb-2023 1:50 PM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Proposed USDA School Meal Standards
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports proposed revised standards, announced February 3 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for foods and ingredients that are provided to children through the National School Lunch Program.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 11:45 AM EST
Consumer Protection Upheld as U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Florida Licensure Case
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming schedule of cases, announced December 5, did not include the case of Heather Kokesch Del Castillo v. Secretary, Florida Department of Health. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics called the decision a victory for consumers who will be protected from harm by health care services provided by unqualified and unlicensed practitioners.

   
Newswise: Food Expert Offers Healthy Restaurant Dining Tips
Released: 30-Nov-2022 8:00 AM EST
Food Expert Offers Healthy Restaurant Dining Tips
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

As grocery prices continue to rise, the price tag for cooking a holiday feast might equal or outweigh the cost of dining out for some families. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends planning your restaurant meal before you leave the house to make dining out nutritious.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Released: 9-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to come together to enjoy a hearty meal, but with food prices continuing to rise, some families might want to consider alternatives to the “traditional” fall turkey feast.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Present 2022 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to Academy, Profession
Released: 10-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Present 2022 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to Academy, Profession
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will honor eight registered dietitian nutritionists with the Academy’s prestigious 2022 Medallion Awards in recognition of outstanding service and leadership in the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession.

Newswise: Julie O’Sullivan Maillet, Authority on Clinical Nutrition Education and Practice, Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Highest Honor
Released: 8-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Julie O’Sullivan Maillet, Authority on Clinical Nutrition Education and Practice, Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Highest Honor
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Julie O’Sullivan Maillet, a nationally recognized leader in clinical nutrition education and practice, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor given by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Newswise: Recommendations From Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Included in Report for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Released: 28-Sep-2022 10:55 AM EDT
Recommendations From Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Included in Report for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The White House’s newly released National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health report includes recommendations from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Released: 27-Sep-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Addresses Hot Topics at 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo® October 8 -11 in Orlando, Fla.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and health experts from around the world will explore the latest advances in medical nutrition therapy, health care technology and access to nutrition services at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo®, October 8 to 11, at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Released: 19-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ to Be Held October 8 -11 in Orlando
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will host the 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM October 8 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Newswise: Mobilizing the Nation’s Food and Nutrition Experts: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Prepares for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Released: 13-Sep-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Mobilizing the Nation’s Food and Nutrition Experts: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Prepares for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, is mobilizing its membership to address the nation’s hunger, nutrition and health crises at the historic September 28 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health.

Newswise: Parents Can Help Children Develop Healthful Eating Habits During Kids Eat Right Month™
Released: 16-Aug-2022 11:55 AM EDT
Parents Can Help Children Develop Healthful Eating Habits During Kids Eat Right Month™
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Children’s nutritional needs change as they grow. During Kids Eat Right Month™, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children develop healthful eating habits as they mature into adulthood.

Released: 2-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT
New Opportunity for Quality Reporting Led by Avalere Health and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Will Improve Treatment for People with Malnutrition
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Hospitals, medium and large medical practices and other healthcare facilities will be able to improve the quality of care for patients with malnutrition and reduce hospital stays and costs through a new opportunity resulting from work by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Avalere Health that was recently approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Released: 1-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Back-to-School Nutrition Is on the Menu: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™ in August
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children establish healthful eating habits as summer winds down and kids prepare to head back to school. In August, the Academy and its Foundation celebrate the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families during the annual Kids Eat Right Month™.

Released: 14-Jul-2022 5:05 PM EDT
You Found Baby Formula, Now What? Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Provides Guidance
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

As retailers slowly restock their shelves with domestic and imported formulas, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages consumers to select the formulas that best meet the nutritional needs of their infants and children.

Released: 21-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Protect Nutrition Security for Children: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Welcomes New Bipartisan Bill
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics strongly supports the new Keep Kids Fed Act, introduced June 21 in Congress, as a crucial step in addressing nutrition security among school-aged children in the United States.

Newswise: University of Connecticut Educator Ellen R. Shanley Becomes 2022-2023 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Released: 1-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
University of Connecticut Educator Ellen R. Shanley Becomes 2022-2023 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Ellen R. Shanley, the dietetics director in the department of allied health sciences at the University of Connecticut’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, began her year-long term on June 1 as the 2022-2023 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names
New National Media Spokespeople for 2022-2025
Released: 1-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2022-2025
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed eight registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople and reappointed five spokespeople to another term.

Released: 1-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2022-2023 Board of Directors
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

National leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2022-2023 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Released: 23-May-2022 5:45 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Advocates for Families During Infant Formula Shortage
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy is rallying support for a bill that would offer more opportunities for working mothers to breastfeed their babies by expanding workplace accommodations.

Released: 6-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Following White House Announcement, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Advocate for Nutrition Security, Health Equity, Prevention of Diet-Related Chronic Diseases
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The White House’s May 4 announcement that it will host a conference on hunger, nutrition and health in September is an imperative investment in addressing national issues that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics strongly supports: nutrition security, health equity and prevention of diet-related chronic diseases.

Newswise: March 9: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
Released: 9-Mar-2022 8:00 AM EST
March 9: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month® and honors the food and nutrition experts on March 9: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: 
Celebrate a World of Flavors During National Nutrition Month® 2022
Released: 1-Mar-2022 10:15 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Celebrate a World of Flavors During National Nutrition Month® 2022
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year's theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusivity, plus highlights the expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists.

Released: 22-Feb-2022 10:00 AM EST
During National Nutrition Month® 2022: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recommends Reducing Added Sugars, Sodium and Saturated Fats in Meals
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Celebrate a World of Flavors” in their meals while still eating nutritious foods and beverages during National Nutrition Month® 2022.

Released: 19-Feb-2022 8:00 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Florida Licensure Decision Is a Win for the Health of Consumers
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports the February 18 11th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling applying precedent in a Florida case that upholds professional licensure laws protecting consumers from the harm they can suffer from health care services provided by unqualified and unlicensed practitioners.

Released: 17-Feb-2022 10:00 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Releases Position Paper: “Registered Dietitian Nutrtionists Play Vital Role in Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Children”
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionists can help decrease the number of children diagnosed with overweight or obesity by collaborating with caregivers, educators, health care providers and legislators to provide children with nutritious foods and opportunities for physical activity, according to a new position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Released: 15-Feb-2022 6:15 PM EST
During National Nutrition Month® 2022: Amid Supply Chain Shortages, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recommends Simple Food Swaps
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Amid supply chain-related shortages at grocery stores, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides recommendations for creating healthful meals during National Nutrition Month® 2022.

Released: 1-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST
National Nutrition Month® 2022: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Provides Healthful Tips to Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

For National Nutrition Month® 2022, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides healthful tips for people with Type 2 diabetes.

Released: 18-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Celebrate a World of Flavors During National Nutriiton Month® 2022
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year's theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusivity, plus showcases the expertise of registered dietitian.

Newswise: Prior weight loss, history of bone stress injury, and eating behaviors associated with dietary supplement use in preadolescent endurance runners
Released: 17-Nov-2021 11:30 AM EST
Prior weight loss, history of bone stress injury, and eating behaviors associated with dietary supplement use in preadolescent endurance runners
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The first investigation into the prevalence of dietary supplement and sport food use in male and female middle school-aged runners has found that almost half the study participants used these products on two or more days a week during the prior year.

Released: 26-Oct-2021 4:15 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends New Legislation Calling for a White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger and Health
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics thanks U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (Mass.) and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) for championing legislative efforts to convene a national White House conference focused on food, nutrition, hunger and health.

   
Released: 18-Oct-2021 8:25 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Present 2021 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to Academy, Profession
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will honor eight registered dietitian nutritionists with the Academy’s prestigious 2021 Medallion Awards, in recognition of outstanding service and leadership in the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession.

Newswise: Food, Nutrition Expert Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Highest Honor
Released: 13-Oct-2021 6:10 PM EDT
Food, Nutrition Expert Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Highest Honor
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Susan T. Borra has been named the 2021 recipient of the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Released: 30-Sep-2021 8:40 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Addresses Society’s Impact on the Profession at 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ Virtual Event
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics professionals will address the role of the registered dietitian nutritionist during a time of national health inequity and an ongoing global pandemic at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM October 16 to 19. The meeting will be a virtual event in response to safety considerations due to COVID-19.

Released: 8-Sep-2021 12:45 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ to Be Held as a Virtual Event October 16-19
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ is the news media’s best annual opportunity to hear directly from leading food experts on the latest in nutrition science research and its everyday applications.

Released: 7-Sep-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Spotlight on Malnutrition Month 2021: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Addresses Condition that Affects Many Hospitalized Seniors
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

During September, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Spotlight on Malnutrition Month 2021 will highlight initiatives that enable registered dietitian nutritionists and other health care providers help alleviate a condition that affects many seniors, especially those in hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Released: 31-Aug-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Announces First Recipients of Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has selected dietetics students Gabriela Naveda and Latina Robinson as the recipients of its Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship.

Released: 18-Aug-2021 1:50 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Increased Snap Funding Will Improve Nation’s Health
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture for reevaluating the Thrifty Food Plan, as Congress required, to improve access to nutritious, healthful food to underserved communities.

Released: 17-Aug-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Media Registration Is Open: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ Virtual Event October 16 to 19
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition science researchers, policy makers, health care providers industry representatives will participate in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM via a virtual event Oct. 16 to Oct. 19.

Released: 4-Aug-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Teen Athletes Prepare for Fall Sports with Good Nutrition, Physical Activity: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to guide teens on how to safely resume sports and properly fuel their bodies to continue growing and maturing.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Food Expert Tips for Heathful Eating, Physical Activity During Growth Spurts
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

As children’s bodies grow, so do their nutritional needs. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children establish healthful habits that can last a lifetime. In August, the Academy and its Foundation celebrate Kids Eat Right Month™.

Released: 19-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Discrimination, Safety Concerns Are Barriers To Accessing Healthy Food for Food-Insecure Young Adults
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers recently completed a study to determine how food-insecure young (emerging) adults (18–29 years of age) adapted their eating and child feeding behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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