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This Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics position was adopted by the House of Delegates Leadership Team on September 17, 2013. This position is in effect until December 31, 2016. Requests to use portions of the position must be directed to the Academy at [email protected]
Authors: Kathryn M. Camp, MS, RD, CSP, Kelly Government Solutions, Rockville, MD (Consultant to the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD); Elaine Trujillo, MS, RD, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
Reviewers: Sharon Denny, MS, RD (Academy Knowledge Center, Chicago, IL); Oncology dietetic practice group (DPG) (Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, The Health Geek, LLC, Portland, OR); Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG (Colleen Fogarty Draper, MS, LDN, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, EPFL Campus, Lausanne Switzerland); Johanna T. Dwyer, DSc, RD (Tufts University, Boston, MA); Lynnette R. Ferguson, DPhil (Oxon), DSc, FNZIFST (The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand); Donna A. Israel, PhD, RD, LPC, FADA (Baylor University, Waco, TX); Quality Management Committee (Barbara Kamp, MS, RD, Johnson & Wales University, Miami, FL); Mary Pat Raimondi, MS, RD (Academy Policy Initiatives & Advocacy, Washington, DC); Research DPG (Colleen Spees, PhD, MEd, RD, LD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH); Alison Steiber, PhD, RD (Academy Research & Strategic Business Development, Chicago, IL).
Academy Positions Committee Workgroup: Linda B. Godfrey, MS, RD, SNS, LD (chair); Christine A. Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD; and Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD (content advisor).
The findings and conclusions of this report do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institutes of Health or the US Department of Health and Human Services.