Welcome to EatrightVT.org
Welcome to the Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND)
VAND is the state affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. To become a member of VAND, you must be a current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and choose Vermont as your state affiliate. VAND is governed by a Board of Directors. VAND provides education programs for members and the public. VAND is also involved with nutrition-related legislative issues that impact registered dietitians and the public.
Our Mission: Empower members to be Vermont’s food and nutrition leaders.
Our Vision: Optimize Vermont’s health through food and nutrition.
Thank you for visiting us at eatrightvt.org. We are The Vermont Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (formerly the Vermont Dietetic Association), and over 150 member professional organization of food and nutrition experts including Registered Dietitians (RDs), Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs), dietetic students, researchers and educators. Our parent organization, the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals with over 74,000 members.
We have developed this site to be a resource to Vermonters and all interested in reliable and evidenced based food and nutrition information. As RDs and DTRs, we are academically trained to translate scientific research to impact public policy and food and nutrition practice settings such as – public health clinics, grocery stores, universities, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, research labs, food and nutrition programs for school age children, for sports teams and more.
Through a variety of networking opportunities, scholarships, up-to-date resources, educational and community events, we continue to empower our members to be Vermont’s food and nutrition leaders. Our member-only website, www.eatrightvt.com, is kept up to date with the latest VAND member documents and events.
I look forward to hearing from you regarding any questions you may have about our organization or your interest in working with VAND to optimize Vermont’s health through food and nutrition.
Amy Gendron, RD, CD
VAND President 2012-2013
VAND Mission, Vision, and Values
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