Welcome to the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Your Food and Nutrition Experts!
We are a professional organization comprised of over 1,000 Registered Dietitians, DieteticTechnicians-Registered, dietetic students, interns and retirees of the profession. The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is your source for credible food and nutrition information. Connecticut Academy members work in various settings and areas of practice across the state, including private practice, hospitals, schools, food service, community nutrition, and much more.
Our Mission and Vision: The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well being by supporting activities of its members. CT Academy members are the leading source of food and nutrition services.
CT Academy Gears Up for Fall Meeting
The CT Academy Annual Fall Meeting will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 3580 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT. Click here for the meeting agenda. The online registration is now available. Please check back periodically. If you aren't a CT Academy member, join now so you can take advantage of the member discount for the meeting. Go to www.eatright.org to join the Academy and select CT as your state affiliate.
Poster Abstracts Now Being Accepted for Fall Meeting
Exhibitors, Join Us at the Fall Meeting on Nov. 14th
Here's your opporunity to market your nutrition-related products and services to the food and nutrition experts in CT! Reserve your spot and fill out and return the Exhibitor Application today. Deadline is October 14th.
Connecticut's First Apple Crunch on Oct. 24th!
Celebrate Food Day by participating in CT's First Apple Crunch on Friday, October 24th at Noon. Click for more details and online registration.
DHCC Invites You to Join
The Academy's Dietetics in Health Care Communities (DHCC) dietetic practice group (DPG) invites you to become a member. Visit their website at www.dhccdpg.org and click here to learn the benefits of joining.
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Not a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or the CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics?
To join the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, you must first become a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Once you join the Academy, you will automatically become a member of the CT Academy if you choose Connecticut as your state affiliate. You can join the Academy any time, however, the membership year runs from June 1st to May 31st. For more information, visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.
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California Drought Will Mean Higher Produce Prices:
Here's How to Save - March 12, 2014 The CT Academy Reminds Residents to Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right during NNM - March 5, 2014 FDA Looks to Revamp Nutrition Labels - March 1, 2014 Healthy Eating Is Key to Diabetes Control - March 2014 The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports the Passage of Farm Bill - Feb. 16, 2014 The Right to Know: If You Are about to Be Sold Genetically Modified Food, You Should Have the Right to Be Informed - Jan. 12. 2014
Members in the Spotlight
Lorie Reardon, MS, RD contributed to an article on diabetes featured in Hartford Magazine and New Haven Living Magazine. March 2014
Nutrition Education Resources/Tools
Eat Right Connecticut Kit!
The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has produced an informational "Eat Right Connecticut" kit to help CT residents improve their health through better nutrition. Click HERE for pieces of the kit...a simple, easy-to-use translation of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, a healthy menu with recipes, and our Top Ten Grocery Shopping Tips.