The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the world's largest charitable organization devoted exclusively to nutrition and dietetics. The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a 501(c)3 charity.
Second Century Initiative
As the Academy approaches its centennial in 2017, we are committed to continue building a profession that optimizes health through food and nutrition, as well as creating a new vision for our Second Century — a future that focuses on service, collaboration and an emphasis on accelerating progress towards solving the biggest food and nutrition challenges of the 21st century.
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Initiatives
The Foundation focuses on:
- Food and Nutrition Research
- Public Education
The public education initiatives include Kids Eat Right, Guide for Effective Intervention and Education (GENIE), and the Future of Food Initiative
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Getting to Know the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation
A concise snapshot of the Academy Foundation's accomplishments and impact that you can share anywhere!
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Kids Eat Right is Making an Impact in Communities!
The Academy Foundation's Kids Eat Right Initiative gives RDNs additional resources to educate children and families about shopping smart, cooking healthy and eating right.
Kids Eat Right Resources
Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics can educate families, communities and policy makers about the importance of quality nutrition for children with these valuable tools and resources.
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Over the last four years, Meet the Challenge! project has brought the assistance of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to over 100 Iowa schools through engaging food service directors and parents in school wellness improvements. ...
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The September monthly message from Academy Foundation Chair Jean Ragalie Carr, RDN, LDN, FAND. ...
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Congratulations to the ten state affiliates awarded a Foundation-sponsored presentation (choice of foods of future, farming tools, or food preservation topics) for their annual meetings in 2017. ...
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