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May 20, 2016, 08:46 ET What Does The New Nutrition Facts Panel Mean For You? Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Explains Changes

 In the first major overhaul of the Nutrition Facts Panel since 1993, the Food and Drug Administration announced today changes that will be...


May 17, 2016, 13:10 ET Keep Memorial Day Cookouts Safe From Food Poisoning With Tips From The Home Food Safety Program

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and people are heading outside to soak up the sunny days with cookouts and barbeques. However, warmer...


Apr 28, 2016, 15:33 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Announces May As Research Month

 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has launched Research Month to take place every May. The initiative and its annual theme, Research...


Apr 19, 2016, 15:22 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Applauds Passage And Signing Of Older Americans Act

 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends Congress and President...


Mar 09, 2016, 07:10 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Celebrates The Experts: March 9 Is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

 March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful...


Mar 01, 2016, 18:08 ET For National Nutrition Month 2016, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone To 'Savor The Flavor Of Eating Right'

 How, when, why and where we eat are just as important as what we eat. Making sure to enjoy the sights, sounds, memories and interactions...


Jan 07, 2016, 11:04 ET Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports Evidence-Based 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines For Americans

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for...


Nov 17, 2015, 16:45 ET Shop For Food Safely During The Holidays With Help From The Home Food Safety Program

The holiday season means it's time to shop – for gifts and groceries. While shopping for gifts can be hard on your wallet, shopping for...


Aug 19, 2015, 12:12 ET Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month: Send Children Back To School With Nutrition Knowledge

As children head back to school, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to celebrate Kids Eat Right MonthTM and give children...


Jun 23, 2015, 14:30 ET Montgomery, Ala., Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Evelyn Crayton Becomes 2015-2016 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emeritus at Auburn University, began her one-year term on June 1 as the president of...


Jun 23, 2015, 11:30 ET During Kids Eat Right Month, Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Encourages All Families To 'Shop Smart, Cook Healthy, Eat Right'

 August is Kids Eat Right MonthTM, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring...


Jun 22, 2015, 15:44 ET Boca Raton, Fla., Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lucille Beseler Becomes 2015-2016 President-Elect Of Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Lucille Beseler, president and owner of the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida, has been elected by members...


Jun 05, 2015, 11:00 ET Declaración conjunta detalla guías sobre la educación y el apoyo para el autocontrol de la diabetes

En las 75tas Sesiones Científicas de la Asociación Americana de la Diabetes se hará hoy una declaración conjunta de...


Jun 05, 2015, 11:00 ET Joint Statement Outlines Guidance on Diabetes Self-Management Education, Support

A joint position statement outlining when, how and what type of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSME/S) should be delivered to...


May 14, 2015, 11:30 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Commends Strong, Evidence-Based Dietary Guidelines Report

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the 2015 Dietary Guidelines...


May 01, 2015, 11:46 ET A Decade Of Growth: Membership In Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Increases For Tenth Consecutive Year To Record High

For the tenth consecutive year, membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has grown to record-high levels. The Academy's membership as...


Apr 08, 2015, 12:24 ET New Video: As Baseball Returns, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Fuel Players For Long, Grueling Season

 As the 162-game, six-month Major League Baseball season gets underway, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is drawing attention to the...


Mar 11, 2015, 11:25 ET On Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day And Every Day: Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Celebrates The Experts

 March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful...


Mar 02, 2015, 11:15 ET This National Nutrition Month® Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Encourages Everyone To 'Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle'

There is no one food, drink, pill or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person's overall daily routine...


Feb 17, 2015, 12:30 ET Optimizing the Nation's Health Through Food and Nutrition, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Launches New and Redesigned Websites

 To better empower its members to be food and nutrition leaders while strengthening its resolve to optimize the nation's health through food...


Aug 14, 2014, 12:03 ET New Study on Diabetes Risk Emphasizes Value of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Prevention and Treatment, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

A new study, indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime, offers more evidence that...


Mar 12, 2014, 09:20 ET Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Celebrated As Leaders In Improving America's Nutritional Health On Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day And Every Day

March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful eating....


Mar 03, 2014, 12:46 ET During National Nutrition Month® and Beyond, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right'

While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why,...


Feb 28, 2014, 11:22 ET Prepare Flavorful Foods With Food Safety In Mind: Home Food Safety Tips For National Nutrition Month

Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month® and...


Feb 27, 2014, 10:13 ET As Advocates For Improvements On Food Labels, Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Supports FDA's Proposed Label Changes, Calls For Nutrition Education For Consumers

Changes announced today to the Nutrition Facts label found on most foods sold in stores represent a significant step forward in helping people...