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Aug 19, 2015, 12:12 ET
As children head back to school, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to celebrate Kids Eat Right Month and give children the nutrition knowledge they need to grow and succeed. Visit www.KidsEatRight.org to learn how to shop smart, cook healthy and eat right.

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...

Jul 14, 2015, 13:01 ET

During Kids Eat Right Month™, Teach Kids The Importance Of Food Safety

 Food safety is a serious concern with one in six Americans getting sick from food poisoning per year. Young children are even more susceptible...

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
Kids Eat Right Month focuses on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and families, featuring expert advice from registered dietitian nutritionists to help families achieve the Kids Eat Right core principles: "shop smart, cook healthy and eat right." Learn more at www.kidseatright.org.

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...

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 13, 2015, 16:19 ET

Statement From Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Foundation On New 'Kids Eat Right' Nutrition Education Campaign

The Kids Eat Right initiative of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is collaborating on a nutrition education campaign to raise...

Mar 11, 2015, 11:25 ET
From football fields to crop fields, school cafeterias to home kitchens, grocery store aisles to the halls of Congress, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are working to help all Americans improve their health, prevent and manage disease and achieve and maintain a healthy weight, all through the power of food and nutrition. Learn more about what an RDN can do for you at www.eatright.org.

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
"Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle" this National Nutrition Month by consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health. Learn more by visiting the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at www.eatright.org.

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
Visit the redesigned www.eatright.org for news, tips, videos and articles developed with registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and designed to help you improve your health through food and nutrition.

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...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:30 ET

When Planning To Eat Right This New Year, Get Your Advice From Educated And Trained Experts - Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

 For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life – a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:30 ET

Resolve to be Food Safe in 2015: Easy Ways to Reduce The Risk of Food Poisoning with Home Food Safety

The start of a new year offers the opportunity to reflect and consider what you can do to make your life happier and healthier. Resolve to be food...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:30 ET
A significant portion of the 36 million tons of food wasted per year is due to misreading food labels. This quick guide to reading food labels can help keep food waste down and money in your pocket. Learn more at www.HomeFoodSafety.org/downloads/reduce-food-waste-read-food-labels (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition...)

Keep Food Safe And Cut Grocery Costs With Home Food Safety Tips In Support Of National Food Safety Education Month

During National Food Safety Education Month in September, keep food safe and your grocery bill in check with food storage advice from the Academy...

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...

Jun 11, 2014, 13:53 ET

August Is Kids Eat Right Month

To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its...

Jun 02, 2014, 12:30 ET
Registered dietitian nutritionist Sonja Connor becomes the 2014-2015 president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Learn more at www.eatright.org. (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition and Diet...)

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Sonja Connor Becomes 2014-2015 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Sonja L. Connor, research associate professor in the department of medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University,...

May 13, 2014, 12:29 ET

No Grilling Regrets: Healthy And Flavorful Grilling Ideas And Techniques From The Home Food Safety Program

Just in time for grilling season, the Home Food Safety program – a collaboration between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra...

Mar 12, 2014, 09:20 ET
Registered dietitian nutritionists' expertise in nutrition and health is more extensive than any other health profession and has been recognized as such by Congress as well as federal health agencies like the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. March 12, 2014 is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. To learn more and to find an RDN near you, visit www.EatRight.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

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....