Language Barriers and Healthcare Access

May 31st, 2022

Since the Covid 19 pandemic worldwide and in the United States (US), we have found more evidence in the areas of how social determinants of health (SDoH) impact health outcomes. Along with that notion, we also have increased attention in the areas of cultural competency and cultural humility. Most efforts are dedicated to increasing understanding […]

Posted by: Maureen Kelly Gonsalves

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Cannabis: What Every Dietitian Should Know

May 26th, 2022

Cannabis as medicine has been generating curiosity and interest in the dietetic community in recent years. From culinary nutritionist to holistic cannabis practitioner, Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN, FAND, is passionate about educating clients and health professionals on the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoid therapy and reducing the stigma surrounding cannabis to give individuals an alternative […]

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May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! This month we spotlight Wendy Ng, RD, LDN, SNA, CCNP

May 16th, 2022

May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! We celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.  The Pacific Islands include: – Melanesia – New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands – Micronesia – Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands Kiribati, Nauru, and the Federated States of Micronesia […]

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Nutrition for Athletes in Team Sports: Practical Recommendations

May 9th, 2022

Nutrition can play a valuable role in optimizing the physical and mental performance of highly competitive soccer players during training and match-play, and in maintaining their overall health throughout a long season. Preparing for Match DayThe day before the competitive event, athletes should:• train only lightly; this allow muscles time to refuel.• hydrate well; the […]

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FREE Student Membership to the Academy!

May 9th, 2022

MAND Board Committee:  Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Announcement: Free Student Membership to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Description: The IDEA Committee will be providing 15 complimentary student memberships to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to students who identify with underrepresented communities. Applications are due by May 31, 2022. The first 15 eligible […]

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Call for Multicultural Recipes!

May 2nd, 2022

Highlighting the diverse and individual food culture of our members, as well as MA students and dietitians. All recipes submitted using the short form below will be entered into a drawing to receive a $25 gift card to the local business of choice. There are four gift cards available. There is no demographic criteria required to submit […]

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

We are VERY excited that ANCE will be in person this year. Please join us on Friday, March 31st at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood for what is sure to be a great day. 

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Public Policy

Public Policy

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