Spring is here, which means outside events, sports, and other activities are in full swing. Busyness often makes planning a healthy dinner a regretful afterthought. With a little preparation, there are easy and quick ways you can get a balanced meal in front of your family even on busy nights.
Forty percent of food in America gets trashed every year, often because people buy too much, cook meals that are too big, or don’t store food properly. Let’s talk about ways to stop wasting so much by making your grocery trips more efficient, keeping your pantry and refrigerator organized, and using “food scraps” that you would normally toss.
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is to “Go Further with Food”. Preparing foods that “go further” at home and within the community can not only have a positive impact on your health, but can positively influence public health and environmental health as well.
On June 25rd and 26th 12 TAND members traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop (PPW) on behalf of all Tennessee RDN/LDNs. Our lobbying efforts focused on advocating for the “Value of Nutrition Services in Prevention and Treatment”. Click to read more.
With summer heat comes lazy days soaking by the pool, spending time at the beach, or hanging out at amusement parks. As you pack for your favorite hot weather activities, remember these tips to help you stay cool and hydrated.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Find a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist online referral service allows you to search a national database of Academy members for the exclusive purpose of finding a qualified registered dietitian nutritionist or food and nutrition practitioner who is right for you.