Academy Media Coverage

The Academy's Public Relations Team works with the news media to raise public awareness of the Academy, the important contributions of Academy members, scientific research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the importance of healthful nutrition for everyone.

One of the Academy's most-effective outreach programs is its national network of media-savvy experts — your volunteer media spokespeople. In thousands of interviews per year, spokespeople take a positive approach to promoting the Academy and the relationships between good health and diet, communicating messages that reflect solid science and research

Media Coverage

Below is a selection of recent media coverage from some of the country's top news and lifestyle publications highlighting the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy spokespeople and the dietetics profession:

5 Weight Loss Myths That Are Setting You Up For Failure

Men's Health – November 7, 2017
Wesley Delbridge, spokesperson quoted

Try This Filling Vegetarian Meal Plan For Weight Loss

Women's Health – November 3, 2017
Vandana Sheth, spokesperson quoted

'Detox' from Overly Processed Foods: Why and How to Cut Back

CNN – October 27, 2017
Kristi King, spokesperson quoted

These 5 Big Carbohydrate Myths Might Be Standing In The Way Of Your Weight Loss

Women's Health – October 20, 2017
Vandana Sheth, spokesperson quoted

Does the World Really Need "Diet" Avocados?

CBS News – October 13, 2017
Nancy Farrell, spokesperson quoted

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight

Women's Health – October 11, 2017
Kristen Gradney, spokesperson quoted

How Many Calories Should I Eat If I Want to Lose Weight?

Reader's Digest – October 11, 2017
Melissa Majumdar and Angel Planells, spokespeople quoted

5 Habits To Steal From Nutritionists

HuffPost – October 5, 2017
Kristen Smith and Kristen Gradney, spokespeople quoted

What to Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking

U.S. News and World Report – October 2, 2017
Isabel Maples, spokesperson quoted

Why a Second Breakfast Can Be Good for Us

HowStuffWorks – September 29, 2017
Torey Armul, spokesperson quoted

This Trendy Ingredient Turns Foods Black and Promises to Purify You

The Washington Post – September 28, 2017
Angela Lemond, spokesperson quoted

Is Cheese Healthy?

CNN – September 25, 2017
Kelly Pritchett, spokesperson quoted

Can Probiotics Help Your Diabetes?

U.S. News and World Report – September 19, 2017
Vandana Sheth, spokesperson quoted

Is Granola Healthy?

CNN – September 12, 2017
Rahaf Al Bochi, spokesperson quoted

No, Carbs Are Not Going to Kill You

SELF – September 12, 2017
Kim Larson, spokesperson quoted

13 Fall Superfoods You Should Add to Your Diet

Reader's Digest – September 6, 2017
Libby Mills, spokesperson quoted

Will the Trump Era Transform the School Lunch?

New York Times – September 5, 2017
Academy President Donna Martin quoted

What Is 'Fruit Concentrate,' Anyway? And Is It Good For You?

NPR – September 1, 2017
Caroline Passerrello, spokesperson quoted

To Secretary Perdue: School Nutrition Successes Already Happening in Georgia

The Augusta Chronicle – August 19, 2017
Authored by Academy President Donna Martin

7 Rules that Will Help You Snack Your Way to a 5-Pound Weight Loss this Month

Women’s Health – August 8, 2017
Sonya Angelone, spokesperson quoted

Gnawing Questions: Is Sugar from Fruit the Same as Sugar from Candy?

Minnesota Public Radio – August 8, 2017
Lauri Wright, spokesperson quoted

How to Cut Back on Salt without Hating Your Food

SELF – August 4, 2017
Sonya Angelone, spokesperson quoted

8 Food 'Scraps' You Didn't Know You Could Eat

U.S. News and World Report – August 3, 2017
Libby Mills, spokesperson quoted

5 Signs You Might Already be at the Right Weight for Your Body

Prevention – August 3, 2017
Jennifer McDaniel, spokesperson quoted

Cherries Sicken Man: What you Need to Know about Fruit and Cyanide

Today – August 2, 2017
Isabel Maples, spokesperson quoted

Local Veggies Delivered with One Click

CNN – July 25, 2017
Jennifer McDaniel, spokesperson quoted

Juicing. Coconut Oil. What to Watch Out for in the Latest Food Fads

Miami Herald – July 21, 2017
Marina Chaparro, spokesperson quoted

Genetics Playing a Growing Role in Intersection of Nutrition and Health

The Baltimore Sun – July 13, 2017
Ginger Hultin, spokesperson quoted

Even Modest Changes to Diet Could Reduce Risk of Death, Study Finds

CBS News – July 12, 2017
Nancy Farrell, spokesperson quoted

8 Anti-Inflammatory Spices for Easing Arthritis

U.S. News and World Report – July 7, 2017
Kim Larson, spokesperson quoted

What is French Yogurt and is it the New Greek?

USA Today – July 6, 2017
Wesley Delbridge, spokesperson quoted

6 Tips for a Healthier Smoothie or Icy Beverage

Atlanta Journal-Constitution – June 30, 2017
Kristen Smith, spokesperson quoted

7 Vegetables That Won't Make You Bloated

Prevention – June 29, 2017
Marina Chaparro, spokesperson quoted

White Bread or Whole-Wheat? It May Depend on Your Gut

CNN – June 16, 2017
Angel Planells, spokesperson quoted

5 High-Calorie Foods You Need To Eat If You're Trying To Lose Weight

Women's Health – June 7, 2017
Marina Chaparro, spokesperson quoted


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