ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS REVITALIZES STRATEGIC PLAN FOR DYNAMIC HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Board of Directors has revitalized the organization’s ongoing Strategic Plan to prioritize programs and initiatives in four areas where the Academy will focus efforts to accelerate progress towards achieving its vision and mission.

DURING KIDS EAT RIGHT MONTH™, ACADEMY ENCOURAGES HEALTHFUL SNACKING

With kids spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, snacking on empty calories could develop into unhealthful eating habits in the long run. August is Kids Eat Right Month™, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families.

COVID-19: REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONISTS PLAY INTEGRAL ROLE IN TREATING PATIENTS

Health care teams are working to comfort and treat patients with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 including helping them breathe and providing nutritional support. Registered dietitian nutritionists are an integral part of the health care team managing the nutrition and hydration needs of patients.

ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS URGES U.S. GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS SHORTAGE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DURING GLOBAL MEDICAL CRISIS

CHICAGO – During the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, urges the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address crucial personal protective equipment shortages for frontline health care workers and those providing access to food security programs.

NEW SURVEY FROM ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS: COMPENSATION INCREASES EXCEED INFLATION, HELP PRACTITIONERS ‘CAPITALIZE AND CREATE WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITIES’

A new survey conducted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows median salaries for registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered have increased significantly more than inflation during the past two years.