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American Dietetic Association

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Big Food Controversy

Andy Bellatti | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

For years, many of my colleagues and I have voiced our discontent that the professional organization that represents us takes money from and partners with the likes of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, McDonald's, and Hershey's, supposedly to foster dialogue with the industry and help Americans get healthier.

One-Size Nutrition Profession Doesn't Fit All

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

More and more, health professionals from varied fields put their energies, time and money toward gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to effectively embrace the power of nutrition. But astonishingly, health professionals with nutrition tools to reverse chronic health conditions are gagged in many states.

It's National Nutrition Month And Registered Dietitian Day!

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Manuel Villacorta

Our doctors say "eat healthfully" to stay well, but what exactly does that mean? Most of them don't have time to sit down and explain it to us.

The Genius of the Heart Attack Grill

Suzan Colón | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Suzan Colón

The Heart Attack Grill's latest promotion, obese people eat free, is one of the best weapons in our current health crisis. At least they're being honest about what will happen when customers choose to indulge in their food.

High Fructose Corn Syrup: How Sweet It Is?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

An ad campaign by the Corn Refiners Association is designed to make viewers question the now-common belief that high fructose corn syrup (HCFS) is unhealthy. It's effective PR, but is it accurate?

Coke Bribes Family Physicians Association for Cheap

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

What exact role do sugar laden beverages such as Coca Cola, Vitamin Water, and others play in a healthy lifestyle? None. You don't need an educational program to figure that one out.

Jane Brody, Wrong on Nutrition

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Jonny Bowden

I have a love / hate relationship with the New York Times. On the one hand, there's David Brooks and Gail Collins. On the other hand, there's Jane ...