Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

For Glamour, by Suzannah Weiss. You already know what you eat while expecting is closely tied to the development of your
Lawmakers seem to want "bringing junk food back into schools."
Have you ever wondered why there are carbs in meat like frankfurters, bologna or other processed meats? Or why your blood glucose levels go up higher than usual after eating these foods? Hidden sugar is most likely the cause.
During your first consultation What kinds of lifestyle changes do I have to make? What are my overall nutrition goals? How
It's hard enough to keep up with changing nutritional guidelines. But unless you're an expert, it's damn near impossible to tell the difference between independent research and research ginned up by trade groups and marketers.
Once it was broadcasted, the new partnership received immediate skepticism. Critics, including many dietitians, were troubled
In nutrition, though, we have long allowed foxes to guard the hen house. The easy access of Kraft to an apparent endorsement by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is only the latest example, and by no means the worst.
Marion Nestle, Ph.d, M.P.H., a professor in the department of nutrition, food studies and public health at NYU, shared the
The nutritional fable goes something like this: Rather than criticize industry for its questionable practices, health organizations should "sit at the table" with industry leaders and see what compromises can be reached. This all sounds wonderfully cooperative and democratic, but it also ignores some stark realities.
As long as the conversation about world hunger continues to center around -- and be dominated by -- the myth that we are not growing enough food, we can expect the problem to get worse.
We agree that obesity is a serious and complex issue, however it is misleading to suggest that soft drink consumption uniquely
Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are found in macadamia nuts, olive oil, canola oil, beef tallow, lard and avocados. Currently
This time around, I pay homage to high school yearbooks and take a look back at the year in food and nutrition via superlatives. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you... the class of 2013.
Dietitians for Professional Integrity released "The Food Ties That Bind," a report that details the messaging Big Food shared with dietitians at 2013 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.
"Cap the Tap" is a perfect example of the doublespeak that Big Food and Big Soda often employ. The carefully calculated veneer of wanting to be "part of the solution" and "offering choices" to consumers is negated by efforts like this one, which basically paints tap water as an enemy.
Sponsorship is an issue that has reached critical mass for both Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Academy of Pediatrics. When your organizations take money from junk food manufacturers it is embarrassing to your members, detrimental to your reputations and harmful to the health of Americans.
For years, many of my colleagues and I have voiced our discontent that the professional organization that represents us takes money from and partners with the likes of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, McDonald's, and Hershey's, supposedly to foster dialogue with the industry and help Americans get healthier.
More and more, health professionals from varied fields put their energies, time and money toward gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to effectively embrace the power of nutrition. But astonishingly, health professionals with nutrition tools to reverse chronic health conditions are gagged in many states.