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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...


Oct 27, 2015, 15:36 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics' Response To World Health Organization's Findings On Meat Consumption And Cancer Link

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, released the following statement...


Sep 24, 2015, 16:21 ET Local Dietetic Organization Strives To Optimize Illinoisan Health Through Food and Nutrition

 In a time of rapid, constant communications, conscious consumers, and the democratization of food and nutrition experts, consumers are left...


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...


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 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 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...


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 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...