April 25, 2014

Posts tagged as: ADA back to homepage

AND Responds to Dietitian GMO Whistleblower AND Responds to Dietitian GMO Whistleblower

The “media relations manager” for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics contacted us regarding the N.Y. Times story we featured: Registered Dietitian Dismissed from Panel Researching GMO Nutrition for Pointing out Other Members Ties to Monsanto. We are publishing their response unedited below, as well as the response from Ms. Bartolotto.

Registered Dietitian Dismissed from Panel Researching GMO Nutrition for Pointing out Other Members Ties to Monsanto Registered Dietitian Dismissed from Panel Researching GMO Nutrition for Pointing out Other Members Ties to Monsanto

A dietitian working on a panel charged with setting policy on genetically modified foods for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics contends she was removed for pointing out that two of its members had ties to Monsanto, one of the biggest makers of genetically modified seeds.

Dietitians Using Medicare Reform to Monopolize Hospital Nutrition Services Dietitians Using Medicare Reform to Monopolize Hospital Nutrition Services

  by Alliance for Natural Health It won’t help hospital food, already notoriously bad, to outlaw advice from the most qualified nutritionists. Action Alert! Medicare claims to be reforming some of its rules in order to get rid of unnecessary or burdensome regulations. But this has created a window for the dietetics lobby to insert language [...]

Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food? Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

Public health attorney and author Michele Simon asks: Are America’s nutrition professionals in the pocket of Big Food? While the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 74,000-member trade group partners with the likes of Coke and Hershey’s, the nation’s health continues to suffer from poor diet.

Are Root Canals Safe? Are Root Canals Safe?

Holistic dentists have been warning the public about root canals for years. So why is the dental profession burying its head in the sand about the dangers of root canals?

Because it is an enormously profitable profession. With 25 million root canals being performed each year, and the average cost between $740 for a front tooth and $1,000 for a molar (with the vast majority of root canals being done on molars), it’s a $25 billion dollar industry. More:

The Fluoride Debate Heats Up and Finally Gets Some Media Attention The Fluoride Debate Heats Up and Finally Gets Some Media Attention

The above video is an excerpt from An Inconvenient Tooth! To watch the entire documentary, click HERE! By Dr. Mercola An Inconvenient Tooth, a documentary by Guy Wagner about fluoride, premiered at City Hall in Portland, Oregon on September 6, 2012, the same day a public hearing was held before the five-member City Council about whether [...]

Exclusive Leaked Documents: American Dietetic Association is Intentionally Using State Legislatures to Block Alternative Nutrition Providers and Restrict Free Speech Exclusive Leaked Documents: American Dietetic Association is Intentionally Using State Legislatures to Block Alternative Nutrition Providers and Restrict Free Speech

 by Michael Ellsberg Forbes.com In January of this year, health and nutrition blogger Steve Cooksey received a disturbing letter from the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. The letter contained a 19-page markup of Cooksey’s own blog, highlighting in handwritten red pen an extensive series of changes the Board demanded that Cooksey make. He had to make [...]

Registered Dietitian Accuses Dietetics Association of Violating Its Own Code of Ethics with Junk Food and Pharmaceutical Sponsors Registered Dietitian Accuses Dietetics Association of Violating Its Own Code of Ethics with Junk Food and Pharmaceutical Sponsors

by Alliance for Natural Health At issue is the organization’s support of the junk food industry. Nutrition organizations and health advocates have long criticized the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the former American Dietetic Association) for its collusion not only with the junk food industry, but with the pharmaceutical and agriculture industries. Now it seems [...]

ADA Changes Name to Claim Monopoly on “Nutrition” Definition ADA Changes Name to Claim Monopoly on “Nutrition” Definition

by Alliance for Natural Health Your activism is once again bearing fruit—but the dietetic monopoly is fighting back with its most underhanded move yet. We are seeing a number of state victories in the battle against monopolization of nutrition services by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (see below). You may know it better as [...]

American Dietetic Association Seeks Monopoly on Nutrition American Dietetic Association Seeks Monopoly on Nutrition

by Alliance for Natural Health The ADA is starting 2012 on the attack by introducing bills in four states and preparing for more—trying to sew up a legally enforced national monopoly before opposition can mount. Action Alerts! We’ve mentioned the ADA bills still pending in California and New York. Now we have new licensure bills [...]



Get the news right in your inbox!