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The Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the largest group of nutrition professionals in the state of Texas. We are the Houston affiliate of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

Mission

The Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an organization of nutrition experts who are uniquely qualified to enhance the health and well-being of the community in Southeast Texas through leadership, evidence based practice, and accountability to the safety of the public we serve.

Vision

Houston Academy members are valued as the foremost source of food, nutrition and dietetic expertise.

Membership in the Academy*

Approximately 70 percent of the Academy's over 75,000 members are registered dietitians (RDs) or registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and 2 percent are dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs). Other Academy members include students, educators, researchers, retired and international members. Nearly half of all the Academy's members hold advanced academic degrees.

Academy members represent a wide range of practice areas and interests. Affiliate, dietetics practice, and member interest groups share the common purpose of serving the profession, the public, and members in such areas as continuing professional education, public information on nutrition and health, government advocacy and relations, membership recruitment, Academy leadership, and public relations. These membership groups reflect the many characteristics of the Academy's membership and the public it serves.

*source: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics