Registered Dietitians: Why become a CAND Member?
Our committee work and member meetings are not only innovative but also help you as the professional stay up to date with the world of Nutrition. As an organization, we help raise awareness of the Registered Dietitian as the nutrition expert in the community.
CAND also supports legislative endeavors that benefit the Registered and Licensed Dietitian. Visit these websites to make sure you are staying current with issues such as Healthcare Reform.
Looking to change your lifestyle: Why consult with a Registered Dietitian?
As the nation’s food and nutrition experts, registered dietitians are committed to improving the health of their patients and community. A registered dietitian is a healthcare professional who has completed a nutrition-related degree which includes a rigorous course of study in all scientific areas.
All dietitians must pass a national board examination before they can receive the credentials R.D. (registered dietitian). By the time an individual receives their RD credential, they must continue to complete continuing education courses regularly in order to keep their registration current.
The next time you need help sorting through misinformation; learning how to read labels at the supermarket; discover that healthy cooking is inexpensive or learning about what is a carbohydrate…Ask a Registered Dietitian!