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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:


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

For Too-Thin Minority, Gaining Weight Is a Good Thing

USA Today – September 28, 2014
Angela Lemond, Academy spokesperson quoted

LeBron's Low-Carb Diet

Yahoo! – September 26, 2014
Jim White, Academy spokesperson quoted

How Alcohol Messes with Your Fitness Goals

Shape – September 26, 2014
Sara Haas, Academy spokesperson quoted

Q: Are Hemp Protein and Hemp Seeds Really that Nutritious

Men's Health – September 23, 2014
Jessica Crandall, Academy spokesperson quoted

10 Heart Healthy Foods that Aren't

Livestrong – September 17, 2014
Lori Zanini, Academy spokesperson quoted

How Babies' Eating Patterns Affect Kids Diets Later On

Huffington Post – September 4, 2014
Marina Chaparro, Academy spokesperson quoted

Keep Food Safe and Cut Grocery Costs with Home Food Safety Tips in Support of National Food Safety Education Month

Reuters – September 3, 2014
Home Food Safety program and Marisa Moore, Academy spokesperson highlighted

The Very Real Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Men's Journal – September 2, 2014
Jennifer McDaniel, Academy spokesperson quoted

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

U.S.News & World Report – September 2, 2014
Sonya Angelone, Academy spokesperson quoted

Action Flicks May Fuel Mindless Munching, Study Finds

ABC News – September 2, 2014
Kelly Pritchett, Academy spokesperson quoted

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