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2009-06-15 12:53:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health-care costs in the United States continue to rise more rapidly than virtually any other. In the unique environment that now exists in Washington, D.C., and the states for reforming the nation's health system, the American Dietetic Association welcomes President Barack Obama's call on Monday, June 15, for comprehensive efforts that will curb costs and help people get and stay healthier. "The American Dietetic Association believes the goal for...

2009-06-10 14:46:00

Survey Conducted with American Dietetic Association Shows Lack of Reimbursement for Nutrition Services Is Key Barrier WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-six percent of primary care physicians believe the nation's health care system should place more emphasis on nutrition to treat and manage chronic disease, according to a new survey released today. However, only 12 percent believe physicians currently pay significant attention to nutrition in the context of chronic...

2009-05-26 09:00:00

Society for Nutrition Education Establishes Endowment Fund to Further Practice of Evidence-based Nutrition Marketing NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) and leading global public relations agency Ketchum today announced the endowment of the Bee Marks Fund in recognition of Beatrice G. "Bee" Marks, 86, and her early contributions to the field of evidence-based nutrition communications and marketing. Marks is credited as one of the...

2009-03-11 05:00:00

CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In difficult economic times, when people's stress levels - both psychological and financial - increase, eating healthfully becomes more essential than ever, according to the experts at the American Dietetic Association. "When people are under pressure, like so many are today, we need all the help we can get to weather the storm," says registered dietitian and ADA Spokesperson Amy Jamieson-Petonic. "While eating healthfully is always important, the...

2009-02-02 16:49:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dietetic Association will pursue a broad agenda in U.S. health care reform in 2009 and recommend to Congress that a primary goal of new legislation should be to improve the health of Americans. "The health of our citizens should improve as a result of our health policy choices," said registered dietitian and ADA President Martin M. Yadrick. "Nutrition needs to rise as a national priority, as it ties directly to the causes and care for...

2008-12-02 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinnyAndTheCity.com launches as the definitive online resource for women who want to look fabulous and feel their best. Renowned nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot, M.S., R.D., has assembled the most credited team of experts in the fields of nutrition, fashion, beauty and lifestyle and brought them all together on one website to offer the most on-trend, up-to-the minute, relevant information on the market today - all at no cost and no calories to the consumer....

2008-09-09 09:00:09

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Doris Acosta of the American Dietetic Association, +1- 800/877-1600, ext. 4822, media@eatright.org OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of the first 2008 Presidential candidates' debate later this month, the American Dietetic Association, the nation's largest association of food and nutrition professionals, is calling for reform of the nation's health-care system that begins "by integrating prevention into health care." "Whoever wins...

2008-07-09 15:00:08

Personal nutrition has become such a prominent topic in the past few years. More individuals are talking with their physicians or with nutritionists about diet, proper nutrition, and preventative foods now more than ever. Seeing a nutritionist though, can be costly, especially if it isn't covered by your insurance provider. Through Total Access Medical, the area's leading concierge medical practice management firm, each patient has access to a nutritionist for individual counseling. The...

2008-06-19 09:00:00

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Work, family, and social activities can sometimes make life a little difficult to balance. It's a challenge: not enough time to eat right, not enough time to exercise, and wanting to make lasting lifestyle changes... Ubisoft has met this challenge and presents educational entertainment that takes your health to heart. My Weight Loss Coach is a video game that recommends actions that are compatible with a healthy lifestyle and a technological...

2007-09-26 12:00:10

RemedyMD®, a leading provider of specialty-specific electronic health record software, today announced they will be unveiling DietitianEHR™ for Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. This powerful offering delivers a comprehensive, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution which meets the specific needs of registered dietitians and nutritionists. RemedyMD's EHR platform enables dietitians and their...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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