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Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. It's a vital, growing profession with many career possibilities. Whichever option you choose, you'll share your knowledge of food and nutrition to help people make healthful food choices. If you're thinking about a career in dietetics, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — formerly the American Dietetic Association — is your online career resource.
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Latest Academy Food and Nutrition Information

Posted: April 09, 2014

Most Schools Meet New USDA Drinking Water Mandate; More Steps Needed to Encourage Consumption

A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. A study conducted by researchers from the University... Read more »

Posted: March 18, 2014

Nutrition Education Programs Bolstered by New, Evidence-Based 'GENIE' Tool from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Effective nutrition education programs are key to improving the nation's health, and a new tool from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation is available to strengthen nutrition education programs. Read more »

Posted: February 27, 2014

As Advocates for Improvements on Food Labels, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports FDA's Proposed Label Changes, Calls for Nutrition Education for Consumers

Changes announced today to the Nutrition Facts label found on most foods sold in stores represent a significant step forward in helping people understand the label, and connect the label more closely to consumers' actual behavior, according to the Academy... Read more »

Posted: February 26, 2014

Continued Education and Outreach Key to Achieving Widespread Results

With more than one-third of American adults and 17 percent of children categorized as obese, the health of our nation and future generations is truly at stake, making obesity a top priority for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its members. Read more »

Posted: February 25, 2014

Prepare Flavorful Foods with Food Safety in Mind: Home Food Safety Tips for National Nutrition Month

Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition MonthRead more »

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Access the Academy's resource center for the next step in your career in dietetics! Find study guides for credentialing, reasons to attend FNCE and internship information to help you along.


The Commission on Dietetic Registration offers study resource for individuals preparing to take the registration examination for dietitians or dietetic technicians, registered. Both guides include a comprehensive study outline based on the examination content specifications, suggested study references, practice examinations and study tips.