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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: August 20, 2014

The Land of the Peach and Home of the Braves! Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo Comes to Atlanta

Addressing the importance of global nutritional health, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is bringing its premier food and nutrition event to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 18 to 21. Read more »

Posted: August 18, 2014

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Debuts New Online Platform to Support Patient Care, Data Collection, Outcomes Research

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created a unique web application platform with tools to help registered dietitian nutritionists provide the highest-quality care for patients and clients, track outcomes of their interventions, conduct research... Read more »

Posted: August 12, 2014

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... Read more »

Posted: July 24, 2014

During Kids Eat Right Month and Every Day, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says 'Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act' Creates Healthier Environment for Every Child

From pregnancy to infancy through adolescence, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act is establishing strong nutrition policies for core federal child nutrition programs implemented through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. During Kids Eat Right Month in... Read more »

Posted: July 22, 2014

As Kids Head Back to School, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says Students Should Expect Healthful 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 U.S.... 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.

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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.