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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Introduction of Medical Nutrition Therapy Legislation in Congress

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.) and Rep. Pete King’s (N.Y.) commitment to America’s health by introducing the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020. The bill would provide coverage for Medicare...
26-May-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Play Integral Role in Treating Patients

Health care teams are working to comfort and treat patients with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 including helping them breathe and providing nutritional support. Registered dietitian nutritionists are an integral part of the health care team...
5-May-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Urges U.S. Government to Address Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment During Global Medical Crisis

CHICAGO – During the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, urges the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address crucial...
1-Apr-2020 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Nutrition Guidance During Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created the COVID-19 Nutrition Resource Center to offer guidance to the public about grocery shopping, healthful eating, recipes, food safety and more.
30-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. March also is when the Academy celebrates Registered Dietitian...
11-Mar-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

During National Nutrition Month®, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Consumers to Learn More About the New Nutrition Facts Label

CHICAGO – The updated Nutrition Facts Label can help the public make more informed decisions about their food and beverage choices. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, understanding the label can make you a wiser shopper and help...
5-Mar-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

During National Nutrition Month®, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Healthful Eating at Work

CHICAGO – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to eat healthfully at work.
18-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adults Benefit Most From a Standardized Malnutrition Screening Tool

Using one standardized screening tool to identify adults who may have malnutrition (undernutrition) increases the likelihood of an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment, according to a position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
11-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips During Covid-19

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips for planning, preparing and storing healthful meals while under quarantine during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
7-May-2020 9:30 AM EDT

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During National Nutrition Month® 2020, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Promotes Eating Right Bite by Bite

For National Nutrition Month® 2020, in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits.
26-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST

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During National Nutrition Month®, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Healthful Eating at Work

18-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Promotes Eating Right Bite by Bite During National Nutrition Month® 2020

21-Jan-2020 3:25 PM EST

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

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