Member Benefits

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and dietetics practitioners — more than 75,000 members, with more joining every day — and as the Academy grows, so does the number and variety of benefits we offer to our members. The combination of a diverse and growing membership and the dynamic field of nutrition and dietetics requires a broad and ever-changing array of benefits to meet the needs of members whose interests, skills, backgrounds, and experience span the entire profession. And the Academy provides just that, with a multitude of products and services designed to help our members develop their skills, advance their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Check out all the benefits to see all that Academy membership can offer you!

Career Resources: Academy membership provides you access to a variety of career resources that help you take your career to the next level at any career stage – from student to seasoned professional.

Information Resources: Stay on the cutting edge of the dietetics field with a variety of print and electronic publications, and online resources that are accessible whenever and however you need them.

Educational Opportunities: Lifelong learning is a fundamental principle of Academy membership and a necessity for dietetics practitioners looking to stay at the top of the profession. Select from a variety of free-to-members and member-preferred priced resources to best fit your professional development needs.

Policy Initiatives and Advocacy: The Academy's policy initiatives and advocacy resources keep members informed and helps them get involved in seeking better nutrition policies and promoting Academy members as the leading source of food and nutrition information.

Publications and Subscriptions: Academy membership includes subscriptions to peer-reviewed and award-winning publications. In addition, members receive preferred pricing on scientific and practical information resources in print, electronic and web-based formats.

Science and Quality: As the leading source of food and nutrition information, the public relies on the Academy and its members to translate scientific research into understandable and usable information. The Academy also monitors the quality of nutrition services and provides guidelines for safe, effective, patient-focused care.

Networking and Promotion: Sharing ideas and building relationships with colleagues is a mutually beneficial process that helps expand your knowledge and advance your career. In addition to connecting members with each other, the Academy also helps members make connections outside the organization through its efforts to promote dietetics to the public and other health care professionals.