Working on a broad range of issues to advance the nutritional status of people in the United States and around the world, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on priority areas covering aging, child nutrition, food and food safety, health literacy and nutrition advancement, Medical Nutrition Therapy, nutrition research and monitoring and weight management for health.
To help focus and guide our policy efforts, the following priority areas and issues have been identified:
We have the ability and responsibility to urge consumers and lawmakers to learn about the positive role nutrition plays in healthy lifestyles and in disease management and treatment. For both individuals and society, the benefits of eating right and exercising include improved qualities of life and lower healthcare costs. Your activism is extremely important to the success of our national and state agenda - and there are numerous ways to get involved.
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Make Your Voice Heard – Click Here to Take ActionYour AZAND State Public Policy Team
Michelle Berman, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND
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