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USDA’s Proposed Rule Offers Flexibility: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Schools to Stay on Course

School nutrition programs will have more flexibility in areas related to serving flavored milk and whole grains under a final rule released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The rule also allows more time for schools to reach sodium...
10-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Honors Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum with Public Policy Leadership Award

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently honored U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (Minn.) with its 2018 Public Policy Leadership Award for her work in nutrition, food and agriculture policy.
4-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Vitamin, Mineral Supplements May Benefit Some but Do Not Prevent Disease

Vitamin and mineral supplements may be beneficial for people who aren’t getting the micronutrients they need through their diet, but do not help in preventing chronic disease, according to an updated position paper published by the Academy of...
26-Nov-2018 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Obesity Society Announce Collaboration on Treatment of Obesity and Weight Management

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society have announced a three-year collaboration to develop educational, scientific and clinical materials, programs and other activities related to evidence-based treatment of obesity and...
14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Publication Wins National Health Information Award

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food & Nutrition Guide was recently honored as one of the nation’s best consumer health information materials in 2018 with the Best of Show Award among all Gold Awards during the National Health...
2-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New York RDN Receives Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Highest Honor

Registered dietitian nutritionist Judith A. Gilbride, a professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ highest honor, the Marjorie...
11-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Present 2018 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to Academy, Profession

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will present its prestigious 2018 Medallion Awards to eight registered dietitian nutritionists in recognition of outstanding service and leadership in the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession.
4-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Addresses Hot Topics at 2018 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™

Climate change, technological advances and human evolution are just a few of the socially relevant topics that food and nutrition professionals from across the world will discuss at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2018 Food & Nutrition...
3-Oct-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Jennifer Bruning Can Speak to Media on Parents Modeling Good Eating Habits for Kids

20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Robin Foroutan Can Speak to Media on Nutritional Considerations When Dining Out

20-Mar-2017 1:50 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Angel Planells Can Speak to Media on Choosing Healthy Options When Cooking at Home

20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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

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