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Medical Nutrition Therapy Provided by RDNs Can Help Slow the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

According to a new review to be published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the majority of patients with chronic kidney disease aren’t receiving potentially lifesaving treatment that can be offered by registered dietitian...
9-Aug-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Statistics Reinforce Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position: Federally Funded Youth Nutrition Assistance Programs Improve Nutrition

Children and adolescents living in households without access to nutritious foods benefit greatly by participating in federally funded nutrition programs, according to an updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
8-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids Eat Right Month™: Academy Urges Adults to Instill Healthy Habits That Will Last A Lifetime

August is Kids Eat Right Month™. Kids aren’t born with healthy eating habits – they learn from their parents. With repetition and practice, healthy eating habits can become a way of life for the entire family.
6-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In August: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Celebrates Fifth Annual Kids Eat Right Month™

August is Kids Eat Right Month™, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families.
18-Jul-2018 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy and Other Health Organizations Strongly Encourage Department of Homeland Security: Ensure Well-Being of Children Affected by Immigration Policy

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics initiated and led a collaborative of more than a dozen health organizations in strongly encouraging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure the mental and physical well-being of children affected by...
3-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hydrate Right

Proper hydration is one of the most important aspects of healthy physical activity. Drinking the right amount of fluids before, during and after physical activity is vital to providing your body the fluids it needs to perform properly.
15-May-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Commission on Dietetic Registration Celebrates the 100,000th Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

The Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, recently celebrated the certification of the 100,000th registered dietitian nutritionist. Elizabeth Oregel, of Los Angeles, Calif., earned...
15-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professional Civility Pledge: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Magazine Receives Coveted Communitas Social Responsibility Award

Food & Nutrition Magazine® has been named a Communitas Award recipient for its Pledge of Professional Civility, an initiative to foster camaraderie in the nutrition and dietetics community and encourage constructive engagement among peers.
28-Feb-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Jennifer Bruning Can Speak to Media on Parents Modeling Good Eating Habits for Kids

20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Robin Foroutan Can Speak to Media on Nutritional Considerations When Dining Out

20-Mar-2017 1:50 PM EDT

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Angel Planells Can Speak to Media on Choosing Healthy Options When Cooking at Home

20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT

In Wake of New Diabetes Risk Study, Academy Highlights Value of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Reducing Risk, Providing Treatment

A new study indicates that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime. Nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help reduce the risk of diabetes and its related health...
14-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

As Children Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Parents to Fuel Kids Right with a Healthy Breakfast

The back-to-school movement is in full swing. As parents scour stores for the year’s school supplies, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages them to stock up on healthy breakfast foods, too. August is Kids Eat Right Month, the perfect...
12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

As Kids Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says Students Should Expect Healthy Meals

Significant improvements in school meals designed to improve the health of 32 million schoolchildren are taking place nationwide thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, championed by the First Lady Michelle Obama and implemented through the...
22-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Kids Eat Right Month Spotlights 'Hungry-Overweight' Paradox

It may seem like a contradiction, but millions of American children are both hungry and overweight. During Kids Eat Right Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spotlights the “hungry yet overweight paradox” and ways to ensure children...
17-Jul-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Improve Children's Health During Kids Eat Right Month and All Year

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and its Kids Eat Right initiative empower more than 5,000 registered dietitian nutritionists to address childhood obesity and food insecurity, making an impact both locally and nationally through...
15-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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