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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...

2014-07-07 23:04:23

The Culinary Dietitian and Television Host will help educate people about the Dukan Diet and demonstrate that eating healthy while losing weight can still be delicious. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four-phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, has signed culinary dietitian and television host Gina Keatley as the new spokeswoman. As an advocate of cooking and eating wholesome, natural, lean protein foods, Keatley is the ideal spokeswoman for the...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-07-03 12:45:12

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) A new study gives hospitals overall good marks for conducting nutrition screenings within 24 hours of a patient's admission, but finds that many need to improve other practices to be more effective. The study, conducted by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and published today in A.S.P.E.N's Nutrition in Clinical Practice, found that while most respondents said that screening patients...

2014-06-24 23:04:01

Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of Eating Mindfully, will be hosting a complimentary webinar for health care professionals, dietitians, therapists and trainers entitled 11 Unintentional Mistakes Professionals Make When Talking To Their Clients About Weight Loss/Management and Quick, Easy Fixes. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Susan Albers, clinical psychologist and author of the book, EatQ (HarperOne, 2013), Eating Mindfully, and 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food...

2014-06-20 23:03:10

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected NutriSavings as its nutrition partner, becoming the first health insurance company in the U.S. to deploy the rewards-based nutrition program. Harvard Pilgrim will offer NutriSavings as a wellness benefit to its members in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Harvard Pilgrim subscribers who enroll in NutriSavings will earn financial rewards based on their healthy grocery purchases, and will access digital tools to...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

2014-06-11 23:05:13

A landmark federal ruling that all qualified nutrition professionals—not just Registered Dietitians®—may order therapeutic diets in hospitals, has leveled the playing field between nutrition professionals and Registered Dietitians. Released by the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists and its Center for Nutrition Advocacy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A landmark federal ruling that all qualified nutrition professionals—not just Registered Dietitians—may order...

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...

2014-06-10 23:11:52

This Father’s Day, celebrated child-feeding dietitian Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary access for parents of picky eaters to her online seminar on healthy snacking for children with the purchase of her e-book, titled “Provide, Trust, Love (Then Introduce New Foods).” Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 In honor of Father’s Day this year, registered dietitian and accomplished child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary registration for one of her...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'