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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conflicts of Interest

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conflicts of Interest



What effect do corporate sponsorships from food companies have on the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Registered Dietician organization (formally known as the American Dietetic Association)?

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Michele Simon is the muckraking powerhouse behind that exposé. Check out her blog Eat Drink Politics (

For more on the corrosive effect of money and politics in nutrition, see:
• Food Industry Funding Effect (
• BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol? (
• Chicken Salmonella Thanks to Meat Industry Lawsuit (
• Who Determines If Food Additives are Safe? (
• Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy of Safe? (
• Seeing Red No. 3 Coloring to Dye For (
• Taxpayer Subsidies for Unhealthy Foods (
• The McGovern Report (
• Dietary Guidelines: Advisory Committee Conflicts of Interest (
• My Testimony Before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee (

There are lots of evidence-based dieticians. My two favorites are Brenda Davis ( and Jeff Novick (

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