You realize the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and fitness habits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and registered dietitian nutritionists, the food and nutrition experts, are here to help you find accurate information to support your healthful lifestyle.
In this exclusive member section, you will find valuable information to further your career in dietetics. Access professional development opportunities, the latest research from the Evidence Analysis Library, practice papers, dietetic and member interest groups and much more.
Learn about the dietetics profession, what it takes to become an RDN or DTR, education programs and scholarship opportunities. With Academy membership, you will have full access to our online database of internships and job postings. Become a student advocate for the field of dietetics.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the best source of accurate, credible and timely food and nutrition information for the public and media. The Academy's volunteer media spokespeople are available as resources for expert commentary, story ideas and background on food and nutrition topics.
Find information on the expertise of RDNs and DTRs, the services they provide and why you should hire an RDN or DTR for your practice. In this section, health professionals can learn more about the profession and how RDNs use their nutrition expertise to help clients make positive lifestyle changes.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act establishes strong nutrition policies for child nutrition programs.
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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)
This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.
The glycemic index, simply put, is a measure of how quickly a food causes our blood sugar levels to rise. A food’s GI ranking only applies when a food is consumed on an empty stomach without any other type of food. As anyone who's ever eaten food knows, this isn’t always how we eat.
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You’ve probably heard the warnings not to drink grapefruit juice with cholesterol medication. However, that isn't the only combination of food and drugs to avoid. Learn more about the five foods that most commonly interact with medications.
A quick guide to reading the Nutrition Facts Panel, including serving size, total calories and fat, percent Daily Values, and more.
The Food and Drug Administration has strict guidelines on how food label terms like "reduced fat" and "low fat" can be used. Discover what can legally be said on food labels.
Too often, however, blurry definitions and vague usage can lead to confusion. Learn which food marketing phrases can help you make healthier choices—and which terms won’t make much of a difference to your diet.
You may have noticed that infant food labels look different from adult food labels. While infant food labels also use the Nutrition Facts format, the information provided is different. Here's what to look for.
Making the right food and nutrition choices is a necessary part of daily life—but finding the best and most accurate information can be confusing. Learn how to develop a plan for healthy eating that emphasizes a balance of foods and promotes positive lifestyle changes.
A repository of information on nutrition informatics; defined as the effective retrieval, organization, storage and optimum use of information, data and knowledge for food and nutrition related problem solving and decision making.
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Download these audiocasts of food and nutrition information, then listen to them at your leisure on your desktop, laptop or MP3 player. Have a minute? Listen to the Eating Right Minute with registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy member, Sara Haas.
Eating Right Minute with Sara Haas
The Academy channel on YouTube can be found at http://www.youtube.com/EatRightTV It offers an array of videos on a broad range of topics including careers in dietetics, healthy eating, the Academy membership benefits, media interviewing skills and the professional role of the RD.
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