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:

This Is Exactly How Much Water You Need to Drink in a Day

Cosmopolitan – April 5, 2018
Melissa Majumdar, spokesperson quoted

Your Kid's Easter Basket Likely Packs over a Month's Worth of Sugar

USA Today – March 28, 2018
Kristen Gradney, spokesperson quoted

Bread's Crust Not More Nutritious than the Rest

CNN – March 27, 2018
Wesley Delbridge, spokesperson quoted

What Are The Different Kinds Of Dietary Iron, And How Should I Get Enough?

NPR's The Salt – March 23, 2018
Vandana Sheth, spokesperson quoted

How to Succeed at Intermittent Fasting

CNN – March 23, 2018
Kristen Smith, spokesperson quoted

What to Do When Anxiety Is Driving You to Overeat

Time – March 19, 2018
Melissa Majumdar, spokesperson quoted

What You Need to Know about Vitamin B12

Seattle Times – March 7, 2018
Ginger Hultin, spokesperson quoted

9 Sweet and Savory Ways to Dress Up Popcorn

U.S. News & World Report – March 2, 2018
Kristen Smith, spokesperson quoted

10 Best Foods for Your Heart

CNN – February 28, 2018
Rahaf Al Bochi, spokesperson quoted

7 Immune-Boosting Supplements for a Healthier Winter

Shape – February 28, 2018
Robin Foroutan, spokesperson quoted

11 Things that Might Happen to Your Body if You Switch from Coffee to Tea

Reader's Digest – February 27, 2018
Sonya Angelone, spokesperson quoted

Stomach, Digestive System Health: What’s Your Gut Telling You?

Chicago Sun-Times – February 21, 2018
Kristi King, spokesperson quoted

Healthiest Office Snacks, as Chosen by Nutritionists

CNN – February 16, 2018
Angel Planells, spokesperson quoted

Fight a Cold by...Eating Yogurt?

CNN – January 25, 2018
Kristi King, spokesperson quoted

What Is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?

New York Times – January 19, 2018
Angela Lemond, spokesperson quoted

Everyone Is Obsessed With Drinking Lemon Water—But Is It Really Beneficial To Your Health?

Women's Health – January 10, 2018
Wesley Delbridge, spokesperson quoted

9 Healthy Foods That Will Rule 2018

U.S. News and World Report – January 3, 2018
Cordialis Msora-Kasago and Kristen Smith, spokespeople quoted

A New Year, New Food Resolution: Mindful Eating

CNN – January 1, 2018
Caroline Passerrello, spokesperson quoted

Does Exercising Before Eating Breakfast Help Burn More Body Fat?

WUSA – January 1, 2018
Isabel Maples, spokesperson quoted

STL Moms: The Mediterranean Diet

KTVI St. Louis – December 12, 2017
Jen McDaniel, spokesperson quoted

Does Chicken Soup Really Help Fight a Cold?

CNN – December 1, 2017
Kristen Smith, spokesperson quoted

How Your Diet Should Change In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Men's Health – December 1, 2017
Angel Planells, spokesperson quoted

10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start Eating More Fiber

Reader's Digest – November 26, 2017
Melissa Majumdar and Angel Planells, spokespeople quoted

Forget Turkey, These Are The Most Popular Alternatives For Your Thanksgiving Bird

Newsweek – November 22, 2017
Ginger Hultin, spokesperson quoted

Avoid Overeating During The Chilly Seasons With These Tips

Women's Running – November 17, 2017
Angel Planells and Rahaf Al Bochi, spokespeople quoted

Will Eating Meat Raise My Diabetes Risk?

U.S. News and World Report – November 14, 2017
Cordialis Msora-Kasago, spokesperson quoted

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