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Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. It's a vital, growing profession with many career possibilities. Whichever option you choose, you'll share your knowledge of food and nutrition to help people make healthful food choices. If you're thinking about a career in dietetics, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — formerly the American Dietetic Association — is your online career resource.
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Latest Academy Food and Nutrition Information

Posted: November 25, 2014

Final Menu Labeling Requirements Strongly Supported by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy strongly supports the Food and Drug Administration's final menu labeling rules that will provide consumers with the information they need to make healthful decisions for themselves and their families. Read more »

Posted: November 18, 2014

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports National Diabetes Education Program's Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports a new set of 10 clinically useful principles highlighting areas of agreement in diabetes management and prevention that will help health care teams improve treatment for people with diabetes. Read more »

Posted: October 09, 2014

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Celebrate National School Lunch Week through Nationwide School Nutrition Programs

As part of National School Lunch Week, October 13 to 19, the Academy celebrates the hard work and dedication of registered dietitian nutritionists who lead school lunch programs across the country to provide nutrition education and healthful meals to... Read more »

Posted: October 08, 2014

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Praises Stronger Screening Guidelines for Diabetes

The Academy applauds the work of the United States Preventative Services Task Force for amending its recommendations on screening for diabetes based on its review of current best evidence. Read more »

Posted: October 06, 2014

Sandwiches Are a Major Contributor to Dietary Sodium Intake

Sandwiches make up a substantial part of the American diet and are a significant contributor to daily energy and sodium intake. Read more »

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Educational Resources & Information

Access the Academy's resource center for the next step in your career in dietetics! Find study guides for credentialing, reasons to attend FNCE and internship information to help you along.


The Commission on Dietetic Registration offers study resource for individuals preparing to take the registration examination for dietitians or dietetic technicians, registered. Both guides include a comprehensive study outline based on the examination content specifications, suggested study references, practice examinations and study tips.