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2014-07-08 23:01:24

Recognition as a Fellow signifies that a member has made significant contributions to the field of dietetics and has lived up to the Academy’s values of customer focus, integrity, innovation and social responsibility. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE as a Fellow. This designation recognizes Weisenberger’s commitment...

2014-06-11 16:26:35

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation Announce Children's Health and Nutrition Education Campaign CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August. Kids Eat Right Month will focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles...

2014-04-09 12:32:55

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 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. Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality....

2014-04-08 23:02:46

Leading Culinary Institute to Open Its Kitchen Doors to RDs and DTRs New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Since its inception in 1977, Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) has been educating aspiring chefs and cooking enthusiasts about the connection between food and health. 37 years later, they are bringing this conversation into the clinical mainstream through partnerships with hospitals, doctors, nutritionists, RDs and DTRs. As part of their initiative to integrate culinary education with...

2014-03-12 08:31:50

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March is National Nutrition Month(®), when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates the contributions and expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/DC81427 "Since 2007, the second Wednesday in March has marked Registered Dietitian...

2014-03-05 23:24:13

During the month of March, Allegro supports The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 During the month of March, Allegro supports The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. Allegro encourages local seniors and families to visit the National Nutrition Month® website for resources encouraging them to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” the theme for 2014...

2014-03-03 12:26:54

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2014(®), the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/DC75544 Each March, the Academy encourages Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating...

2014-02-28 12:27:52

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month(®) and its 2014 theme "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right," the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most flavor out of foods while reducing the risk of food poisoning. "Taste is typically what we have in mind when we prepare food, but it's also...

2014-02-27 12:27:30

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Today is a big win for consumers," said registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy President Dr. Glenna McCollum. "The changes announced today are...

2014-02-26 20:22:07

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. "While the results from the study published online February 26 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, showing the obesity rate among children ages two to five years old has...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.