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04 May, 2017, 17:15 ET Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Harmful Health Care Legislation Approved by House of Representatives

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins the vast majority of organizations representing health care providers, patients, hospitals and the...


20 Apr, 2017, 12:56 ET Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Senior Advocates and Patient Groups Commend CMS for Taking Action Against Hidden Epidemic of Older Adult Malnutrition

As malnutrition costs rise for older Americans, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a coalition of senior advocate and patient organizations...


01 Mar, 2017, 12:38 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Celebrates Its Centennial With New Organizational Vision, Mission And Principles

As a part of its Second Century initiative and centennial celebrations, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has established a new vision,...


23 Feb, 2017, 15:07 ET For National Nutrition Month, Celebrated In March, Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Encourages Everyone To "Put Your Best Fork Forward"

Eating healthier doesn't mean changing your entire eating pattern overnight. Small changes, made over time, can add up. For National Nutrition...


18 Jan, 2017, 11:56 ET For National Nutrition Month, Celebrated In March, Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Encourages Everyone To "Put Your Best Fork Forward"

Eating healthier doesn't mean changing your entire eating pattern overnight. Small changes, made over time, can add up. For National Nutrition...


12 Jan, 2017, 12:03 ET Creating A Profession And Improving Health: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Its Centennial In 2017

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, will celebrate its 100th anniversary...


20 May, 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...


28 Apr, 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...


09 Mar, 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...


01 Mar, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


17 Nov, 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...


27 Oct, 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...


08 Apr, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


18 Dec, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


03 Sep, 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...


14 Aug, 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...


02 Jun, 2014, 12:30 ET 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,...


13 May, 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...


03 Mar, 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,...


28 Feb, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


10 Dec, 2013, 12:33 ET 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...