Welcome to the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. This site is designed to support our membership.
Membership in the Georgia Academy is limited to members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. For more information about membership in our organization, please visit our parent organization, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. All applications for membership are handled through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (Click here for more information on the Georgia Academy).
April Rascoe, MS RDN, LD FAND Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics President 2015- 2016
All licensed dietitians, your license to practice expires on March 31, 2016.
Several Georgia Academy members are candidates for national positions. Learn more about these well respected nutrition professionals and find out why they were selected. Please be sure to vote-- polls are open February 1- 22, 2016!
Dental Health: The nutrition connection- By Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD
February is Children’s Dental Health Month. Many dietitians may not immediately think about the connection between dental health and nutrition, but the connection is a natural one. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, dental caries (cavities) is the number one chronic disease affecting young children today.1 Poor oral health has been linked to other chronic diseases including heart disease.