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'Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle' with Informed Food Choices during National Nutrition Month and Beyond, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

An eating pattern that meets people's nutrient needs within calorie limits is vital to maintaining good health and quality of life. That's why the Academy is encouraging everyone to "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle" with informed food choices during National Nutrition Month 2015 and throughout the year. Read more »

This National Nutrition Month Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle'

There is no one food, drink, pill or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person’s overall daily routine is what is most important. Read more »

Daily Consumption of Blueberries May Lower Blood Pressure

In a study in the current issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Florida State University researchers found that daily consumption of blueberries for eight weeks resulted in significant reductions of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Read more »

Consumer Purchases of Cakes, Cookies and Pies Have Decreased by 24 Percent

Ready-to-eat grain-based desserts (RTE GBDs) are pre-packaged consumer baked goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, doughnuts, and pastries. These types of products contribute a significant amount of energy, sugar, and saturated fat to Americans’ diets, making them a strategic target for researchers looking to pinpoint ways to lower consumption of empty calories. Read more »

This New Year Seek Healthy Eating Advice from Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life – a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy lifestyle. But with an internet full of misinformation and some "professionals" with little formal education in nutrition, the Academy encourages everyone to seek their healthy eating information from qualified nutrition experts – registered dietitian nutritionists. Read more »


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