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EatRight Radio: Free Public Service Announcements Available from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

2012-06-05

Media Contacts: Ryan O'Malley, Allison MacMunn
800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 media@eatright.org

EatRight Radio

The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals is launching EatRight Radio, a new online resource with free public service announcements that encourage millions of people to improve their health.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created a broadcast team of registered dietitians—the food and nutrition experts—to create a network of free public service announcements beginning this summer.

"Whether you're at the gym, behind the wheel or in front of a computer, EatRight Radio offers practical health and nutrition advice to keep you healthy," said registered dietitian and Academy President Ethan A. Bergman.

"The Academy's new PSAs provide the opportunity for us to share with the public that when it comes to your health, little changes in eating and physical activity can really add up over time," Bergman said.

Thirty- and sixty-second EatRight Radio PSAs are available online in both English and Spanish and feature a registered dietitian offering current science-based health and nutrition tips, including eating gluten-free, promoting children's health, supporting a healthy pregnancy, the temptations of late-night snacking and more.

Visit the links below to preview examples of EatRight Radio messages from registered dietitians:

Enjoy Your Food, But Eat Less (30 seconds)
Jim White

Eating Gluten-Free (30 seconds)
Constance Brown-Riggs

Say No to Dangerous Fad Diets (60 seconds)
Melissa Joy Dobbins

Estado de salud y físico de ancianos (Senior Health and Fitness) (30 seconds - Spanish)
Manuel Villacorta

Visit www.EatRight.org/Radio to learn more and to browse, preview and download PSAs, all free of charge.

Radio stations, bloggers and other content providers who would like to learn more or host a regular segment tailored for their audience can contact Ryan O'Malley at media@eatright.org or 312/899-4769.

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at www.eatright.org.