If you are working on any type of food and nutrition story, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals — is your best source for accurate, credible and timely food and nutrition information. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokespeople are the public’s and media’s leading experts on all questions of food and nutrition. Why? Because of their education, their experience and the professional credential they have earned: registered dietitian nutritionist. RDNs translate nutrition science into practical and applicable ways for people to bring nutritious foods into their daily lives. RDNs know how to distinguish fact from fiction and to give people the tools they need to make realistic eating behavior changes. RDNs’ expertise in nutrition and health is more extensive than any other health professional and has been recognized as such by Congress as well as federal health agencies such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.