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Existing Position and Practice Papers: Under Review for Reaffirmation

Position Papers Under Review for Reaffirmation

  • Health Implications of Dietary Fiber
  • Weight Management
  • Vegetarian Diets
  • Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding
  • Nutrient Supplementation
  • Providing Nutrition Services for Infants, Children and Adults With Development Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

Practice Papers Under Review for Reaffirmation

More on Position Statements Under Review for Reaffirmation

Position and Practice Papers published after January 2012 will reflect the new name Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Position and Practice Papers published prior to January 2012 will continue to reflect the name American Dietetic Association.

Health Implications of Dietary Fiber

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that the public should consume adequate amounts of dietary fiber from a variety of plant foods.

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Weight Management

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that successful weight management to improve overall health for adults requires a lifelong commitment to healthful lifestyle behaviors emphasizing sustainable and enjoyable eating practices and daily physical activity.

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Vegetarian Diets

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood and adolescence, and for athletes.

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Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that exclusive breastfeeding provides optimal nutrition and health protection for the first 6 months of life and breastfeeding with complementary foods from 6 months until at least 12 months of age is the ideal feeding pattern for infants. Breastfeeding is an important public health strategy for improving infant and child morbidity and mortality, improving maternal morbidity, and helping to control health care costs.

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Nutrient Supplementation

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that the best nutrition-based strategy for promoting optimal health and reducing the risk of chronic disease is to wisely choose a wide variety of nutrient-rich foods. Additional nutrients from supplements can help some people meet their nutrition needs as specified by science-based nutrition standards such as the Dietary Reference Intakes.

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Providing Nutrition Services for Infants, Children and Adults With Development Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that nutrition services provided by registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs), are essential components of comprehensive care for all people with developmental disabilities and special health care needs.

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