Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetics Association) is "the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals."[1][2] According to its website, the group "is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy." However, critics cite significant corporate influence by the food industry within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.[3]

Corporate Sponsors

As of 2011:[4]

ADA Partners:

Premier Sponsors:

Board of Directors

As of 2011:[5][6]

Contact Information

External Articles

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. About ADA, Accessed September 30, 2011.
  2. "The ADA Needs to Change More than just its Name," Fooducate, September 25, 2011, Accessed September 30, 2011.
  3. Clare Leschin-Hoar, "Big Food exerts unhealthy influence on America’s nutritionists," Grist, September 26, 2011, Accessed September 30, 2011.
  4. ADA's Current Corporate Sponsors, Accessed September 30, 2011.
  5. ADA Leadership, Accessed September 30, 2011.
  6. Board Bios for Web, Accessed September 30, 2011.