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Advocacy at the Academy engages member leaders on a broad range of issues through the Legislative and Public Policy Committee, the Academy's political action committee, state affiliates, DPGs, MIGs  and thousands of grassroots supporters.

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Academy members are recognized for their contributions and influence in food, nutrition and health policy. Use these tools and resources so that your elected officials know your views—both as a voter and a nutrition and dietetics expert.
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Public Policy Initiatives

We work with policy leaders at every level of government to promote health and reduce the burden of chronic disease through nutrition services and interventions. Learn about the Academy's public policy priorities and current key initiatives.
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State professional licensing laws and our consumer protection efforts are for people to be able to identify and access qualified professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, skill and competency necessary to provide safe and ethical nutrition therapy.
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Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!