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Published on: 8/5/2013 6:06:17 AM

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession through research, education, and advocacy. Public policy and advocacy are core functions of the Academy and are critical to achieving the mission, vision, goals and strategies outlined in the Strategic Plan Roadmap. Public policy significantly influences and forms the public image of the Academy and that of the dietetics profession.

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Can exercise detox your body? It's not about the sweat - Today.com (blog)

Published on: 12/17/2012 2:42:03 PM

Nancy Clark, a registered dietitian in Boston, Massachusetts and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, said the body generally does a fine job of detoxifying itself through the liver and kidneys. Sweating has nothing to do with it ...

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3 Hot Nutrition Trends: Healthy or Gimmicky? - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Published on: 10/23/2014 6:09:10 PM

When I attended the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Atlanta earlier this week, I was on a mission. Sure, I wanted to network with my friends and colleagues, eat and drink at fun restaurants, go to a karaoke ...

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Protein needs of older adults - Seacoastonline.com

Published on: 2/10/2013 7:34:07 AM

By boosting lean protein sources at meals and around exercise as part of a balanced healthy diet, older adults can enhance muscle mass and related health concerns. Pam Stuppy, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered, licensed dietitian with nutrition ...

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Top 10 Nutrition and Exercise Tips Presentation March 5 in Incline Village - YubaNet (press release)

Published on: 1/25/2013 3:01:44 PM

Join Registered Dietitian Jill Whisler and Exercise Physiologist Wendy Buchanan for the top ten nutrition and exercise tips for peak performance and health. Jill and Wendy are with the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance. They offer a number ...

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OSU to Host Food, Nutrition and Health Conference - The Lund Report

Published on: 1/18/2013 11:58:49 PM

Health. The goals of this annual conference are to provide updates on the latest research and address critical issues in nutrition and healthy eating. The target audience is dietitians, nutrition educators and health professionals in preventive and ...

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Success with carbs are about timing - Cincinnati.com

Published on: 12/20/2012 1:54:57 PM

“We know for sure that leptin and ghrelin play roles in satiety, but the research doesn't completely demonstrate in a free-living population how you change these hormones and what is the impact,” said Connie Diekman, director of university nutrition at ...

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Top five diet trends for 2013 - eTurboNews

Published on: 12/19/2012 11:20:44 PM

"New food and nutrition trends emerge each year as we learn more from science and demand more from food companies," comments Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD, nutrition expert in New York City. "While health and weight loss goals may continue to top resolution ...

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What fuels Houston Ballet dancers during The Nutcracker? You might be surprised - CultureMap Houston

Published on: 11/29/2012 7:18:51 PM

"Calorie needs are variable but a petite adult female dancer may require 2,000 to 2,200, whereas the men can require 3,000 to 3,500," says Houston Ballet nutritionist Roberta Anding. "Fueling your body with high-quality fuel not only helps performance ...

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David Holben PhD, RD (SCAN External Relations Director) is the recipient of the Marie and August LoPresti, Sr. Endowment Fund Faculty Development Award.

Published on: 9/24/2012 1:51:10 PM

The Marie and August LoPresti, Sr. Endowment Fund Faculty Development Award is an Academy Foundation award given each year to an Ohio University faculty member.

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SCAN RD, Leslie Bonci, talks food and running with Runners World readers

Published on: 9/23/2012 5:26:31 AM

I used to do fine with gels and sports drinks during marathons, but recently they have begun to disagree with me. Are there any alternatives I can carry during a marathon so I don't throw up? – Nancy Great question, Nancy. Nothing worse than GI distress during a race. One of the things I tell my athletes is that LESS is MORE.

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