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Latest British Dietetic Association Stories

2013-05-02 16:27:58

CHICAGO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While many professional member associations in the United States are experiencing membership declines, membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics rose in the past year to 75,067 - the largest in the Academy's 96-year history and the eighth consecutive year of growth. For the 2012-2013 fiscal year, the Academy experienced an overall 1.6 percent increase in members. Following a number of years of declining membership in the late 1990s...

2013-03-13 16:25:48

Wednesday, March 13, is Registered Dietitian Day, celebrating the contributions and expertise of RDs as the nation's food and nutrition experts. CHICAGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All registered dietitians are nutritionists - but not all nutritionists are registered dietitians. It's an important distinction that can matter a great deal to your health. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/DC76585) To mark Registered Dietitian Day 2013 and to strengthen the...

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2010-03-08 13:50:00

A new study finds that, contrary to popular belief, consuming wine may not lead to weight gain in women. In fact, the opposite might well be true. According to a study recently printed in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a publication of the American Medical Association, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston polled over 19,000 women, all United States residents described as average weight, about their drinking tendencies. They then tracked the women's weight fluctuations...

2008-06-20 03:00:06

New Healthy Kids Programme for Primary Schools Throughout the UK Simon Vane Percy Vane Percy & Roberts + 44 (0)1737 821 890 simon@vanepercy.com or Paul Lasiuk Healthy Interactions 312-755-9901 x116 paullasiuk@healthyi.com or Sanjay Mistry British Dietetic Association + 44 (0)7957 355416 s.mistry@bda.uk.com Healthy Interactions, a global leader in health education, today announces the beginning of a five-year partnership with the British Dietetic Association...

2008-06-19 12:00:16

Healthy Interactions, a global leader in health education, today announces the beginning of a five-year partnership with the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the UK's largest organisation of food and nutrition professionals. The collaboration will focus on the creation of a variety of programmes, using a unique methodology to address food and nutrition issues. The UK will be the first market in the world to develop training and education resources to tackle such issues. The...