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The Academy In the News


Every day, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics works with the media to obtain news coverage of the Academy and registered dietitian nutritionists. This report contains highlights of the outstanding news coverage that appeared recently in national and local media outlets.

The Academy's Public Relations Team works with the news media to raise public awareness of the Academy, the important contributions of Academy members, scientific research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the importance of healthful eating for everyone.

One of the Academy's most effective outreach programs is its national network of media-savvy experts—your volunteer media spokespeople. In thousands of interviews per year, spokespeople take a positive approach to promoting the Academy and the relationships between good health and diet, communicating messages that reflect solid science and research.

Media Coverage

Below is a selection of recent media coverage from some of the country's top news and lifestyle publications highlighting the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy spokespeople and the dietetics profession:

10 New Ways to Start the Year Off Right

Time – December 31, 2014
Jennifer McDaniel, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Americans Buying Fewer Manufactured Goodies

Washington Times – December 30, 2014
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics cited

Mothers of Food-Allergic Kids Want More than Menus from Dieticians

Reuters – December 29, 2014
Vandana Sheth, Academy Spokesperson quoted

The Keto Diet Is Gaining Popularity but Is it Safe

Healthline – December 20, 2014
Lisa Cimperman, Academy Spokesperson quoted

6 Diets with Serious Flaws

Huffington Post – December 17, 2014
Heather Mangieri, Academy Spokesperson quoted

11 Foods Fitness Experts Never Eat – Even During the Holidays

MSN Health & Fitness – December 15, 2014
Wesley Delbridge, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Healthy Gifts: How to Say ‘I Care’ not ‘You Are Fat’

USA Today – December 6, 2014
Angela Lemond, Academy Spokesperson quoted

The Easy Way to Trick Yourself into Eating Less

Health – December 4, 2014
Kelly Pritchett, Academy Spokesperson quoted

100 Tricks to Fight Pain Naturally

Prevention – December 2, 2014
Joy Dubost, Academy Spokesperson quoted

5 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction for Good

Fox News – December 2, 2014
Tamara Melton, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking

Health Day – November 27, 2014
Sara Haas, Academy Spokesperson quoted

12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips that Actually Work

The Daily Beast – November 27, 2014
Sonya Angelone, Academy spokesperson quoted

Bad Habits that Bloat You

ABC News – November 27, 2014
Alissa Rumsey, Academy Spokesperson quoted

10 Ways to Work Off Thanksgiving

GQ – November 26, 2014
Lori Zanini, Academy Spokesperson quoted

How to Recover after a Giant Holiday Meal

Time – November 25,2014
Torey Jones Armul, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Top Nutritionists Share Their Food Trend Insight

Fox News – November 22, 2014
Academy's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo highlighted

Talkin' Turkey: Healthy Thanksgiving Snacks for School

Parents – November 14, 2014
Sarah Krieger, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Holiday Desserts for Diabetes Patients

Today's Dietitian – November 13, 2014
Toby Smithson, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Big Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found

Philadelphia Enquirer – November 11, 2014
Jim White, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Healthy Frozen Dinners

Health – November 11, 2014
Libby Mills, Academy Spokesperson quoted

Trend Spotting: 7 Top Food Trends

Huffington Post – October 28, 2014
Academy's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo highlighted

What You Find in Almost Every Nutritionist's Fridge

FitSugar – October 28, 2014
Tamara Melton, Academy spokesperson quoted

Chew on This: Beans Are a Nutritional Protein Powerhouse

Miami Herald – October 24, 2014
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlighted

Coconut Water Is Great, Shut Up

Gizmodo – October 21, 2014
Vandana Sheth, Academy spokesperson quoted

Tempe Elementary Cafeterias Stress Healthful Dining

Arizona Republic – October 20, 2014
Wesley Delbridge, Academy spokesperson quoted

100 Tricks to Fight Pain Naturally

Prevention – October 15, 2014
Joy Dubost, Academy spokesperson quoted

11 Surprising Facts about Eating Protein

BuzzFeed – October 13, 2014
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics cited

4 Ways to Make Dinner Easier

Shape – October 6, 2014
Heather Mangieri, Academy spokesperson quoted

Daily Sandwich Eaters Consume More Sodium Calories than Non-Sandwich Eaters, Study Says

Fox News – October 6, 2014
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics cited

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners

Philadelphia Enquirer – October 1, 2014
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlighted

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