Welcome to the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the Arizona Dietetic Association) is a state affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association.) This website was developed to help our state organization and its members fulfill our mission and vision, and provide nutrition resources for the public. We sincerely hope you find the website to be an enjoyable and useful tool. If you have a comment or suggestion on how we can improve this site, please contact us.

Shari Baird, MS, RD
AZAND President

AZ Academy News 

2014 AZ-AND Annual Meeting:
Joint meeting with AZ Department of Health / WIC
Making Our Vision a Reality 
Friday, June 6, 2014
Doubletree by Hilton, Reed Park
445 S. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
Click here for details.

New Academy Spokesperson:
Wes Delbridge, RD

National Nutrition Month: 
RD Day at the Capitol
March 12, 2014

LICENSURE: Click here for more info and to contribute.

AZ-AND Annual Meeting 2013 was great!  Click here for speaker handouts. 

DID YOU KNOW? Cooking red meat quickly such as by grilling or stir frying will cause 16% more iron to be retained.