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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

5 08, 2014

Kids Eat Right Month

By |2014-08-05T08:00:54-04:00August 5th, 2014|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has announced that every August will be Kids Eat Right Month.  The timing is perfect as children across the country head back to school. Of course in my neck of the woods in the Northeast, school is not in session until the very [...]

1 12, 2013

Conflict over Integrity

By |2013-12-01T10:00:42-05:00December 1st, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized|5 Comments

I posted an article last week about the current sponsorships of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, my professional organization. It received a lot of feedback, primarily positive. One issue that came up in the comment section was the idea of "conflict of interest". This individual seemed to [...]

20 05, 2013

Re-Cap of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 80th Annual Meeting and Exhibition

By |2013-05-20T12:00:02-04:00May 20th, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

I was a Nutrition Consultant to the Corn Refiner's Association when this posted, but my opinions are my own.    I attended the Pennsylvania Dietetic Association's (PADA) 80th Annual Meeting in April. The annual meeting is a great opportunity to network with colleagues and hear both local and [...]

16 03, 2013

Registered. Dietitian. Nutritionist.

By |2013-03-16T07:00:54-04:00March 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics just announced this week that they have approved the (currently) optional credential "RDN" for use by all Registered Dietitians (RD) credentialed by the Commisssion of Dietetic Registration. This is a hot topic among RDs right now, and, as with any change, there [...]

2 10, 2012

Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

By |2012-10-02T12:03:19-04:00October 2nd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be holding its annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (aka FNCE, or "Fen-cee") in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning this weekend. Over 10,000 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians, and other food and nutrition professionals will come together to share, learn and explore [...]