Mission:  Empower Members to be the nation’s food and nutrition leaders

Welcome. The Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TN Academy) represents 1300 food and nutrition experts who are members of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The majority of these members are Registered Dietitians (RD). The RD has completed academic coursework, advanced practice certifications, obtained graduate or doctoral degrees and is credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). RD's are licensed by the State of Tennessee to provide expert food and nutrition advice, information, and consultative care. Dietetics Professionals (RDs) are trained to translate scientific, evidence based research into food and nutrition practice settings such as - hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, research labs, public health clinics, health and wellness facilities, grocery stores, universities, food and nutrition programs for school age children and for sports teams. The Tennessee Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well being for all Tennesseans. Please contact webmaster Shelley Flint if you have questions or call TN Academy at 615-732-3124.


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Voting will close Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Midnight

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STOP before you do anything else, please complete the action alert from the grassroots manager. It will probably take you less than a minute.  Only 8.7% of us have sent letters to our Congressmen.  It is so easy.   THANKS   

Action Alert for Treat and Reduce Obesity Act
Thank you for all of your advocacy efforts on the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act.  As of today, a total of 23,666 letters have been sent to members of Congress.  To date, 6,520 Academy members 8.7% have sent letters to their members of Congress.  There is power in numbers, please continue to activate our membership!  The action alert will be available until April 30, 2014.  Urge all board members, committee members, public policy leaders, colleagues and friends to complete the Senate and House action alerts at Grassroots Manager.

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