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August is Kids Eat Right Month™

August is Kids Eat Right Month™, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families.
18-Jul-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Older Adults Benefit from Community Food and Nutrition Programs

Older adults benefit from participating in community-based food and nutrition programs that enable them to remain healthy and independent, according to an updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Society for Nutrition...
1-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends Congress for Introducing School Food Modernization Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins FoodCorps and United Fresh Produce Association in commending the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives on the introduction of the School Food Modernization Act of 2019.
25-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Americans still eat too much processed meat and too little fish

US adults eat as much processed meat and as little fish as they did 18 years ago, despite public health guidelines to the contrary
21-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Nineteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2019-2020 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
30-May-2019 12:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Terri J. Raymond Becomes 2019-2020 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Terri J. Raymond will begin her one-year term on June 1 as the 2019-2020 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
30-May-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Spokespeople for 2019-2022

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 and reappointed six spokespeople to...
28-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: Avoid Wasting Food

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips to help reduce food waste by planning your meals with the food you already have and storing leftovers safely.
26-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recommends: Plan Ahead Before Dining Out on Valentine's Day

Going out is a Valentine’s Day treat. To make a restaurant experience healthful and nutritious as well as fun or romantic, plan your plate before you leave the house, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
30-Jan-2019 7:00 AM EST

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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

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The mission of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is to accelerate improvements in global health and well-being through food and nutrition.

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Mackenzie Allen
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mallen@eatright.org

312-899-0040

Lydia Hall
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312-899-4769

Thomas Ryan
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FoodandNutrition@eatright.org

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312-899-4755

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