November Everyday Heroes

Chelsea Ankenbrandt, dietetic student (Michigan) I am a Dietetic Student and played Nutrition Jeopardy at a local elementary school with kids to celebrate Food Day! Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Connecticut) Connecticut RDNs & DTRs celebrate Food Day with an Apple Crunch at FNCE with local CT apples! The CT NDTR Committee donated 35 [...]

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October Monthly Message: This is Our Time…

A colleague of mine recently came up to me and said, "You know this is the decade of nutrition, we can and need to own it!" I truly believe she is correct and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and our Foundation are taking the lead to do just that. I had the opportunity to [...]

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October Everyday Heroes

Nicolle Fernandes, PhD, RD (New York) Reaching out to people using the "Tossed Treasures" toolkit meant not only sensitizing college students to their direct contribution to food waste but also providing them with simple practical methods to manage it. Through the toolkit, students learned that minimizing food waste would not only reduce what ends up [...]

By |2016-10-14T10:24:48-05:00October 1st, 2016|Everyday Heroes|Comments Off on October Everyday Heroes

Is Your State Ready To Meet the Challenge?

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. Meet the Challenge! is a collaborative project with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the Iowa Department of Education through [...]

By |2016-10-14T09:36:29-05:00September 19th, 2016|Foundation News|Comments Off on Is Your State Ready To Meet the Challenge?

September Monthly Message: What’s Your Legacy?

Have you ever thought about what your legacy will be? We all play so many roles over the course of our lifetime. What areas of your life are you most passionate about and want to make a lasting impact on? A number of Academy members have thought about this exact question and have chosen to [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:11:19-06:00September 1st, 2016|Foundation Chair Message|Comments Off on September Monthly Message: What’s Your Legacy?

September Everyday Heroes

Alexandra Geralie Pérez Rodríguez, dietetic intern (Puerto Rico) I recently had the great privilege of presenting the "Tossed Treasures" mini grant to a group of undergraduate students at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus. The students were very responsive to the presentation and showed interest in learning ways to prevent food waste. They [...]

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10 States Awarded Foundation-Sponsored Presentations

Congratulations to the 10 state affiliates awarded a Foundation-sponsored presentation (choice of foods of future, farming tools, or food preservation topics) for their annual meetings in 2017: Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Minnesota Academy of [...]

By |2016-10-14T09:36:56-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Foundation News|Comments Off on 10 States Awarded Foundation-Sponsored Presentations

August Monthly Message: Happy Kids Eat Right Month!

Children are the future of this great country of ours and this amazing planet. I had the opportunity to spend the last week at a camp with more than 150 students from grades 5 thru 12 representing 45 states! They were learning about how to help their fellow students eat better and move more in [...]

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August Everyday Heroes: Kids Eat Right Month

Katherine Feyen, Kirsten Arme, Caity Neinow and Eliza Short - students (Wisconsin) This summer, four nutrition and dietetics students from Viterbo University in Wisconsin have volunteered their time to plan, create, and teach garden nutrition lessons to children at the local La Crosse Boys and Girls Club in their garden. With help from Mayo Clinic [...]

By |2016-10-31T11:53:14-05:00August 1st, 2016|Everyday Heroes|Comments Off on August Everyday Heroes: Kids Eat Right Month

Dietetic Student Holds Fundraiser on Campus

On May 3, Keshia Okorie, a senior dietetic student and President of the Health and Nutrition Science Club at Brooklyn College (NY), held a free yoga event on campus, led by a certified yoga instructor, to raise health and nutrition awareness and bring its health and nutrition science student body closer together. Keshia decided to [...]

By |2016-10-31T11:53:15-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|Comments Off on Dietetic Student Holds Fundraiser on Campus
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