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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...

2014-06-02 12:29:42

CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered dietitian nutritionist Sonja L. Connor, research associate professor in the department of medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, began her one-year term June 1 as the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91384 Connor, of Portland, Ore., is the 89(th) president of the Academy, which was...

2014-05-30 23:16:20

What to Eat, When and Common Health Misnomers Addressed Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Brent Coralli, CEO of Sting Soccer, posted the last of a three-part series of nutritional blogs - Brent Coralli Asks Sting Soccer’s Registered Dietitian Health and Nutrition Questions– today. In the blog, Kelly Murphy, a registered and licensed dietitian, continues to provide insights on the health and well-being of young athletes. Coralli asked Murphy: about preparing for game time, common...

2014-05-20 12:27:27

NCAA's new 'unlimited meals' rule will be a hot topic SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of the most advanced Sports Registered Dietitians in the U.S. will be among 300 convening May 19-22 in Scottsdale, Az for the 6(th) annual conference of the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton. Prospects for a lifetime career in sports nutrition soared for RDs last month when the National Collegiate Athletic Conference...


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