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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
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...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - October 17

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The Academy and GMOs: Facts for California Voters

The Academy issued a statement last week noting that California residents had received inaccurate information regarding the Academy's position on genetically modified organisms (GMO) and genetically engineered (GE) foods in the Official Voter Information Guide for Proposition 37.

One of the main purposes of Proposition 37 is to require mandatory labeling of GMO and GE foods. The Academy does not have a current position on this issue, but the voter's guide used information from an expired – and therefore invalid – Academy position paper. A new Academy position paper that addresses GMO and GE foods is expected to be released in 2013.

The Academy and California Dietetic Association called for voters to be informed of the inaccuracy and asked that the Secretary of State remove the erroneous information from the voter's guide.

The Academy's press release generated substantial media coverage, including the Sacramento Bee, Digital Journal and

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