3 Ways the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Can Impact America

3 Ways the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Can Impact America

The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association) announced a membership milestone yesterday – having reached 75,000 members this year. The AND, which is the largest professional organization representing registered dietitians (RDs) in the world, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Junk Food Sponsorship of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thoughts on Junk Food Sponsorship of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

This weekend, 10,000 registered dietitians convened in Philadelphia for the annual convention of the Academy of Nutrition an Dietetics (AND). The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) is an opportunity for dietitians to participate in continuing education sessions and … Continue reading

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What Are Naked Calories?

What Are Naked Calories?

This is a guest blog post by¬†Elisa Zied, MS, RD, CDN I was recently sent a copy of a new book,¬†Naked Calories: How Micronutrients Can Maximize Weight Loss, Prevent Disease and Enhance Your Life. Here is my interview with the … Continue reading

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To Supplement or Not to Supplement, The Billion Dollar Question

To Supplement or Not to Supplement, The Billion Dollar Question

Thanks everyone who participated in yesterday’s informal survey about supplementing. We got over 50 responses on the blog and our facebook page. It’s clear that many of you are supplementing, on top of trying to eat as best as you … Continue reading

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The American Heart Association’s “Simple Seven” Heart Health Factors

The American Heart Association’s “Simple Seven” Heart Health Factors

The American Heart Association wants you to be healthier. And in a new, online campaign, dubbed My Life Check, the organization is introducing 7 factors that will help you live longer: Stop smoking Get active Lose weight Eat better Manage … Continue reading

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