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New Survey From Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Compensation Increases Exceed Inflation, Help Practitioners ‘Capitalize and Create Workforce Opportunities’

A new survey conducted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows median salaries for registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered have increased significantly more than inflation during the past two...
18-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Unhealthy habits can start young: infants, toddlers and added sugars

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, found that nearly two-thirds of infants (61 percent) and almost all toddlers (98 percent) consumed added sugars in their average daily diets, primarily in...
14-Nov-2019 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Experts in Sports Nutrition: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists ‘Fuel Greatness’ While Nourishing World Series Teams

Whoever wins the 2019 World Series, the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals each benefit from working with registered dietitian nutritionists who are experts in sports nutrition.
23-Oct-2019 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics To Present 2019 Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service To Academy, Profession

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will present its prestigious 2019 Medallion Awards to eight registered dietitian nutritionists in recognition of outstanding service and leadership in the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession.
15-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Michigan State University Official Stella H. Cash Receives Highest Honor from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Stella H. Cash, senior advisor to the president and provost for international engagement at Michigan State University, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Academy of Nutrition...
8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Serves Up Hot Topics at 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™

Behavioral health and cultural competence are just a few of the emerging topics that will be addressed at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM October 26 to October 29 in Philadelphia, Pa.
30-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

During September, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spotlights Awareness and Treatment of Malnutrition

Preventing a patient from becoming malnourished can shorten his or her hospital stay, decrease hospital fees and, most importantly, improve the patient’s quality of life.
30-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

During Kids Eat Right Month™, Making Time to Eat Together Promotes Healthful Eating Habits

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.
1-Aug-2019 6:00 AM 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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