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Article ID: 622050

In Wake of New Diabetes Risk Study, Academy Highlights Value of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Reducing Risk, Providing Treatment

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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 problems through lifestyle and dietary changes, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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14-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 621892

As Children Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Parents to Fuel Kids Right with a Healthy Breakfast

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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 time to emphasize how a healthy breakfast is crucial in providing children the nutrients and energy they need to succeed in school.

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12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 620862

As Kids Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says Students Should Expect Healthy Meals

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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 U.S. Department of Agriculture. During Kids Eat Right Month this August, as children head back to the classroom, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says more school meal changes are in store.

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22-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 620693

Kids Eat Right Month Spotlights 'Hungry-Overweight' Paradox

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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 meet their nutrient requirements and maintain a healthy weight.

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17-Jul-2014 11:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 620548

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Improve Children's Health During Kids Eat Right Month and All Year

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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 research and education.

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15-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 589928

In Wake of New York Soda Ban Proposal, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Education, Moderation

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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 consumers to be aware of how all beverages fit into their healthful daily eating plan.

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31-May-2012 5:05 PM EDT
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