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Academy Spokesperson Reviews Fed Up Documentary

Unfortunately, most of 90 minutes of this film discussed the alleged causes of obesity and left a fraction of time discussing solutions. Americans need solutions. One major one left out was the referral to a registered dietitian nutritionist. Learn more »

Academy Thoughts and Prayers with Those Affected by Typhoon

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines November 8 with unprecedented deadly force, the thoughts and prayers of all Academy members are with those who were affected by the storm Learn more »

Commitment to Institutional Ethics: Academy Responds to Inaccurate New York Times Article

You may have read an article in the April 11 New York Times titled "Food Politics Creates Rift in Panel on Labeling." Despite the Academy's efforts to provide accurate information to the author before publication, the article is factually inaccurate and irresponsible. Learn more »

Facts, Opinion and Speculation: Know the Difference as We Inform the Public

You may have seen a report on the Internet today regarding the Academy's corporate sponsorship program, as well as an article on the program that appeared in the New York Times. It is not my purpose in this message to comment on the report point-by-point, though it does contain factual inaccuracies. Learn more »

Quick-Fix Diets Aren’t the Answer for Lifelong Health

With the recent popularity of the K-E Diet or "feeding tube" diet, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone that the best path to reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is a lifelong combination of eating smarter, moving more and enlisting the help of a registered dietitian. Learn more »