Collaborative Guidelines and Joint Position/Consensus Statements
Periodically, Academy staff and official representatives, participate with other organizations as part of an expert advisory panel to develop consensus reports with recommendations for practice. These publications, which follow an evidence-based process, are published and made available to Academy members in this section.
Healthy Drinks. Healthy Kids
The Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids project by Healthy Eating Research, is a national program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The recomemndations were reached through consensus by the Academy of Nutrition and DIetetics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Heart Association. (2019)
- Healthy Beverage Consumption in Early Childhood Executive Summary (PDF)
- Healthy Beverage Consumpiton in Early Childhood Technical Scientific Report (PDF)
- Visit Healthy Drinks. Healthy Kids site.
Consensus Recommendations for Optimizing Electronic Health Records for Nutrition Care
The collaboration between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists resulted in consensus recommendations for clinicians working with their organization's information systems department to create tools for documentation of nutrition care in the electronic health record. (2019) (PDF)
Diabetes Self-management Education and Support in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Consensus Report
A collaboration between the American Diabetes Association, the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, the Academy of Nutrition and DIetetics, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of PAs, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Pharmacists Association. (2020) (PDF)
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics realizes the benefits of collaborative development of joint position statements with allied professional organizations. The benefits of such agreements to the public and dietetics profession can include cohesive leadership on nutrition issues, maximized use of resources, enhanced communication between organizations, and increased dissemination of information. Below are the current joint positions:
- Food and Nutrition Programs for Community-Residing Older Adults
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (July 2019) (PDF)
- Comprehensive Nutrition Programs and Services in Schools
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, and School Nutrition Association (May 2018) (PDF)