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Top 10 Reasons to Join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Today!

1. Consider the Investment Potential

  • $234 Academy membership gives you more than $3,000 in benefits

  • Receive automatic NCAND registration and access to member benefits on the state level when you join The Academy

2. Let Your Voice be Heard

  • The Academy is the only group representing you at the local, state, and national levels.

  • Membership with the Academy provides organized opportunities to travel to the state or national capitols and speak directly with policy makers about supporting our profession. 

3. Connect with Your Colleagues

  • Get to know and learn from the other professionals in your field through Dietetic Practice Groups (DPGs) and Member Interest Groups (MIGs)

  • Be a part of national, state, and district social media networks

4. Take Your Career to the Next Level

  • Use the Academy Marketing Center to build your brand

  • Let potential clients locate you through the ‘Find an Expert’ resource

5. Apply for Awards and Recognitions Exclusive to AND/NCAND Members

  • Receive recognition for all the outstanding work you do

  • Apply for member-exclusive scholarships and grants

6. Learn Something New

  • Gain access to free online webinars and quizzes to earn CPEs

  • Enroll in 13+ online certificate of training programs

7. Advance Yourself and Your Profession

  • Receive exclusive access to the most up-to-date research and information for nutrition professionals at

  • Get the latest member, CPE, career, policy, and Foundation updates delivered straight to your in box with the Eat Right Weekly e-newsletter.

8. Stay Up-to-Date on all the Latest Information

  • Receive written publications including the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND) and the Food and Nutrition Magazine

  • Gain 24/7 access to the best evidence-based nutrition information through the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL)

9. Obtain Discounts on Products and Services

  • Save on the Nutrition Care Manual and electronic Nutrition Care Process Terminology website

  • Purchase discounted books, ebooks, pocket guides, study guides, handouts, and workbooks. Not to mention personal and professional insurance!

10. Become a Leader

  • Attend the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE)

  • Volunteer for leadership positions at the local, state, or national levels to guide the future of your profession 

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