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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Senate Introduction of Medical Nutrition Therapy Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics thanks U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (Maine) and Gary Peters (Mich.) for their commitment to America’s health and their introduction of the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act. This bicameral, bipartisan legislation...
7-Aug-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In August: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Seventh Annual 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.
30-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Americans are consuming less sugar but more nonnutritive sweeteners

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, found that between 2002 and 2018 purchases by US households of foods and beverages containing caloric sweetener (CS, i.e., sugar) declined while purchases...
29-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Releases Practice Guideline: Nutritional Needs of People with Cystic Fibrosis

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has released a comprehensive guideline to help registered dietitian nutritionists address the needs of people with cystic fibrosis who are at risk of developing nutrition problems commonly associated with...
20-Jul-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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San Antonio Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Linda T. Farr Becomes 2020-2021 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Linda T. Farr began her one-year term on June 1 as the 2020-2021 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.
1-Jun-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2020-2023

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed five registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople and reappointed eight spokespeople to...
1-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2020-2021 Board of Directors

CHICAGO – Nineteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2020-2021 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
1-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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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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