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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....

Mar 03, 2014, 12:46 ET
March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to return to the basics of healthful eating. This year's "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right" theme focuses on combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals. A registered dietitian nutritionist can help you create nutritious meals you will love. Learn more at www.eatright.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

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...

Feb 26, 2014, 17:54 ET

Continued Education And Outreach Key To Achieving Widespread Results: Statement From Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics In Wake Of New Childhood Obesity Rates Study

 With more than one-third of American adults and 17 percent of children categorized as obese, the health of our nation and future generations...

Feb 04, 2014, 16:28 ET

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Applauds Passage of Farm Bill, Measures to Support Access to Healthy Foods for Millions

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds Congress for passing the Agriculture Act of 2014, a bill commonly referred to as the Farm Bill. The...

Dec 10, 2013, 12:33 ET
Whether you're preparing a holiday dish or a holiday feast, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to practice safe food handling and keep in mind the needs of those who may be vulnerable to food poisoning. Learn more at www.HomeFoodSafety.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Holiday Guests May Be Vulnerable to Food Poisoning: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Food Safety Tips To Keep All Holiday Guests Happy and Healthy

Whether you're preparing a holiday dish or a holiday feast, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to practice safe food...

Nov 20, 2013, 17:26 ET

Hosting Holiday Guests With Celiac Disease, Food Allergies Or Sensitivities?

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers These Food Safety Tips Food allergies are on the rise, and so is the likelihood that one or more of...

Nov 15, 2013, 11:40 ET

New Heart Disease And Stroke Prevention Guidelines Not Fully Supported By Current Health Insurance, Says Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics

The reality of existing insurance coverage precludes effective implementation of four newly released cardiovascular guidelines from the American...

Aug 27, 2013, 12:30 ET

Don't Let After-School Activities Take Food Safety Off The Menu: Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Offers Food Safety Tips

As children head back to school and families gear up for busy schedules packed with after-school activities, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...

Aug 08, 2013, 09:50 ET
Help keep you and your family and friends safe from foodborne illness with tips from www.HomeFoodSafety.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Is My Food Safe?

In Light of Food Poisoning Outbreaks, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Highlights Free Resources to Help Reduce Food Poisoning Risk Food...

Jun 28, 2013, 09:00 ET

Registered Dietitians Help Critically Ill Children Get Necessary Nutrition for Recovery

For the first time, researchers investigated enteral nutrition and caloric requirements (CR) among critically ill children in a new report...

Jun 27, 2013, 17:54 ET

Academy Of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports USDA's Call For Healthier Standards For All Foods Sold In Schools

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds new changes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that aim to lower obesity rates, improve...