Resources for Consumers
What can a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist do for you?
Watch the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics very first PSA video below to find out!
Find a nutrition professional near you! This link will take you to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ page where you can search for a Registered Dietitian by zipcode or specialty.
With nearly 70,000 members, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. AND’s dynamic Web site, www.eatright.org, contains a wealth of nutrition information for consumers and the media, featuring approximately 5,000 pages of content from news releases and consumer tips to Nutrition Fact Sheets, consumer FAQs and the Good Nutrition Reading List. Consumers seeking the services of a registered dietitian can use the Find a Nutrition Professional feature on AND’s Web site.
Official site of The New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NYSAND is the advocate of the dietetic profession, serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well being.
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Information on nutrition, exercise, diabetes treatment and prevention, advocacy, community programs and events is included. English and Spanish language sections are available.
The mission of the American Heart Association is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Information on nutrition, exercise, heart disease treatment and prevention, advocacy, community programs and events is included. English and Spanish language sections are available.
The American Institute for Cancer Research is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer prevention and educates the public about the results. AICR’s publications provide clear, easy-to-understand, unbiased information based on the latest research on diet, nutrition and cancer.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being.
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
The USDA’s one-stop shop for healthy eating resources.
Nutrition.gov provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government and educational institutions. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.
Quackwatch, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere.
Watch Nutrition Tips for pre-pregnancy through 36 months of age, hosted by the Genesee Dietetic Association’s very own members Kathy Ippolito and presented by Amy O’Reilly, Karen Gesell, Jeanne Levey, Sue Grace, Heather Fiore, Donna Quinzi, Trish Kazakos, Jennifer Glen, and Leslie Serve