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This Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics position was adopted by the House of Delegates Leadership Team on October 18, 1987, and reaffirmed on September 12, 1992; September 6, 1996; June 22, 2000; June 11, 2006; and March 19, 2012. This position is in effect until December 31, 2018. Position papers should not be used to indicate endorsement of products or services. All requests to use portions of the position or republish in its entirety must be directed to the Academy at [email protected]
Authors: Wendy J. Dahl, PhD, RD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Maria L. Stewart, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
Reviewers: Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine dietetic practice group (Dean Chiarelli, MA, RDN, HFS, CHES, REHS, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ); Sharon Denny, MS, RD (Academy Knowledge Center, Chicago, IL); Research dietetic practice group (Virginia Quick, PhD, RD, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA); Mary Pat Raimondi, MS, RD (Academy Policy Initiatives & Advocacy, Washington, DC); Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD (University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN); Alison Steiber, PhD, RD (Academy Research & Strategic Business Development, Chicago, IL); B. Jan-Willem Van Klinken, MD, PhD, MSc (PepsiCo Inc, Barrington, IL); Holly J. Willis, PhD, RD (St. Catherine University, St Paul, MN).
Academy Positions Committee Workgroup: Ainsley M. Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FASPEN, FAND (chair) (The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Silver Spring, MD); Mary J. Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND (University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ); Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, LD (content advisor) (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL).
We thank the reviewers for their many constructive comments and suggestions. The reviewers were not asked to endorse this position or the supporting paper.