Friday, February 24, 2012

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March is National Nutrition Month
Get Your Plate in Shape

March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM), a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy). The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The March 2012 theme for National Nutrition Month® is "Get Your Plate in Shape."

The theme explores the health benefits associated with eating foods from all the food groups and staying active. During the month of March, we will explore the food groups and their benefits. 

Our Host this year is Mary MyPlate.
She puts it all together.

Her support cast includes ..... 

and Some Surprise Friends

Wellness News employs young adults with "Special Needs" (Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy). Many of the photographs are available for purchase with the proceeds going to special need young adults. Contact Dr. Sandra Frank for additional information (

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

2012 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Election

2012 National Elections for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
is open from February 1 through March 3, 2012. 

Vote now and be entered to win a free Academy Membership! Election results will be announced in early March, and elected individuals will take office beginning June 1. 

Be a part of the present and future of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vote for our leaders. 

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Dietitians Share Recipes and Tips to Enjoy the Super Bowl

Dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield Shares Healthy Super Bowl Foods

Katherine Tallmadge , MA, RD. Super Bowl Chili with Fresh Salsa and Guacamole 

Nicole Garza, Lubbock Fox 34, with Jennifer Gorman, Registered Dietitians, Market Street, Super Foods for Super Bowl Sunday 

Huffpost Healthy Living, Heather Bauer, RD, CDN. Five Recipes for a Healthy and Fun Super Bowl Party   

US News, Alenka Ravnik-List, registered dietitian.  Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties   

Julie Upton, MS, RD, CSSD Super Bowl 46: Healthier Game Day Eats 

Susan Mitchell, PhD, RD, FADA Get Your Super Bowl Game On!

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Super Bowl Nutrition 

Dietitian Blog List