October 11, 2017
Today on Health & Longevity, Dr. John Westerdahl dedicates his program to celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Academy is the world’s largest organization of nutrition and dietetics professionals. Dr. Westerdahl discusses the history of the Academy and honors the organization’s cofounder, Lenna Frances Cooper, who is recognized as one of the early pioneers in the field of vegetarian nutrition. Dr. Westerdahl interviews Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy spokesperson Ginger Hultin. They discuss the Academy’s history, mission, and vision for its second century of service in healthcare, science, education, and the promotion of good nutrition.