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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) is committed to improving the nation's health and fully supports the Million Hearts™ initiative. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals with a vision to optimize the nation's health through food and nutrition. Our members in this practice area of cardiovascular and nutrition health, work with individuals and communities to reduce this chronic disease. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease, and members of The Academy are committed to help all Americans eat a heart healthy diet. Registered dietitians work in a variety of clinical and community settings leading nutrition interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will provide resources through our Eat Right website to provide easy simple consumer tips on how eating a healthful diet to prevent heart disease and stroke.

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