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Registered Dietitian Day 2023




So glad that this day is here! It is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. As the nation's food and nutrition experts, registered dietitian nutritionists are committed to improving the health of their patients, clients and communities.

First celebrated in 2008, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day commemorates the dedication of RDNs as advocates for advancing the nutrition status of Americans and people around the world. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, celebrated each year on the second Wednesday in March, was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase the awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services.


In celebration of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, below is a list of fellow NOBIDAN (National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition) www.NOBIDAN.org black women RD's who are recognized authors and their publish work. You can find any of these books on Amazon.


Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN is the author of 4 diabetes books: Living Well with Diabetes 14 Day Devotional - IBSN#:979-8712370313 ; Diabetes Guide to Enjoying Foods of the World IBSN#: ISBN-13: 978-0880919500; The African American Guide to Living Well With Diabetes IBSN#: 978-1601631152 and Eating Soulfully and Healthfully with Diabetes IBSN#: 978-0595380510 Constance is also an award winning registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association.


The Southern Comfort Food Diabetes Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes for a Healthy Life. Maya Feller, MS, RD, October 1, 2019, ISBN# 978-1641527002 https://www.amazon.com/Southern Comfort-Food-Diabetes-Cookbook/dp/1641527005. Enjoy the Southern foods you love with a diabetic cookbook that loves you back. Head down South with a diabetic cookbook that helps you transform classic Southern comfort foods using diabetes-conscious ingredients.


Health Professionals Guide to Nutrition, Diabetes and Pregnancy. Alyce Thomas, RDN, FAND /w Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, ISBN# 978-0-88091-190-0 (print); ISBN# 978-0-88091-122-1 (eBook). This professional resource addresses the comprehensive nutrition care from preconception to postpartum of both preexisting diabetes and gestational diabetes during pregnancy.


Six Eves Prevail Through the Garden of Nutrition: From the Campus to the Conference Room Book by Annie B. Carr, MS, RDN and Catherine Cowell, MS, Phd - iUniverse (June 5, 2017) IISBN-10: 1532003692 and ISBN-13 : 978-153200369. In this unique work of six African-American nutrition professionals share their individual stories about becoming nutritionists and dietitians during the ‘60s and ‘70s. These professions have typically seen low numbers of African-Americans. The women whose stories make up this book formed close personal and professional associations that have lasted over decades. The book documents the mentoring, professional guidance, and wisdom they each received from trailblazers in their respective professions.


Powerful Herbal Remedies, Positive Thoughts & Natural Movements. Ruth E. Maryland-London, MS, MA, BS, RD, CDN, LDN Independently published (September 9, 2020), ISBN-13 : 979-8631655058 Ruth E. Maryland-London's intent is made clear in this actionable guidebook; to help you create and build stackable health habits you can practice immediately. She evokes the ethos of nature's bounty of Herbs, some right from your kitchen pantry and others unfamiliar to many of us. This book gives you an insight to herbal remedies that are natural, effective, and safe. You can absorb the essence of each herb's capability, its origin, history, principle health benefits, probable safety; and yes, nutritious recipes are included for your tasting pleasure .


The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes 3rd edition, Fabiola D. Gaines, RD, LD, and Roneice Weaver, MS, RD, LD /w American Diabetes Association, ISBN# 9781580406758. In this completely redesigned and updated edition demonstrates classic crowd-pleasers and new favorites come together to deliver even better results. You'll find healthier recipes for any occasion, group, or event.


Simple Soulful Savory Too Cookbook. Jo Ann Pegues, RDN, Publisher IJABA Publishing Incorporated, 2017. ISBN#0984731695, 9780984731695. Food has always been the catalyst for gatherings in our home. Good food satisfies the palate and nourishes the soul. The recipes in this cookbook will bring a taste of health, soul, and culture to your table. Preparing healthy meals should be fun and simple and most of these recipes meet that standard.


28-Day Plant-Powered Health Reboot: Reset Your Body, Lose Weight, Gain Energy & Feel Great , Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones, ISBN-10 : 162414358X and ISBN-13 : 978-1624143588 Page Street Publishing (January 17, 2017). With this one-of-a-kind guide to plant-based eating, it only takes 28 days to gain a healthier you. Written by Jessica Jones and Wendy Lopez, both registered dietitians/ nutritionists, each and every recipe in this cookbook is both delicious and nutritious. All of the 100 recipes have a healthy balance of carbohydrates, fat and protein and are typically between 300 and 500 calories per meal.


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