The Long Island Dietetic Association (LIDA) is an organization of nutrition professionals affiliated with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the New York State Dietetic Association. Members include Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR). Many of our members hold New York State Certification as Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN).
Members are employed in various settings throughout the island such as hospitals, long- term care facilities, schools, community agencies, business and industry, private practice and research just to name a few. One of our goals is to increase the recognition of nutrition professionals and the integral role they play in preventing disease. Six out of ten leading causes of death are linked to poor nutrition/diet quality. RDN's and DTR's use evidence-based practice to help Long Islanders lead a healthy, nutritious lifestyle!
Don’t forget to check out the LIDA Official Blog for the most up-to-date information.
Blog Post: Returning to the Workforce
We have a lovely guest blogger, Madeline Berg MS,RDN,CDN, who has written a blog on how to re-enter the workforce! You can check it out by clicking the 'Blog' link on our main page or by going here. Keep checking back as we will have new monthly blog posts to share with you all!
New Online Member Interest Group- Asian Indians in Nutrition and Dietetics
Esteemed Colleagues, The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Board of Directors have recently approved a NEW online Member Interest Group ( MIG ) Asian Indians in Nutrition and Dietetics. ( AIND ) which will go into the effect as of June 1, 2014. .Please call the Academy if you are interested in joining this New MIG ( $ 5 ) & if you have already renewed your annual membership with the Academy as of Jan 15 th. You may not find it listed on www.eatright.org yet. AIND is already included in annual membership renewal application form which will be mailed out by the academy soon. Please share this information with your local dietetic associations, affiliates, friends and colleagues. Thank you very much.
Rita Kashi Batheja, MS RDN CDN email@example.com
Do your part to reduce hunger in LI---The Long Island Dietetic Association wants YOU to help us reach our goal of donating $1,000 to organizations that provide food to needy families on LI. (Click here to download flyer.)
View the video: LIDA - Supporting New York Licensure of Dietitians and Nutritionists
Do you have a great idea for a meeting topic? If so, please send an email to LIDA President Steve Della Croce, SDCNutrition@aol.com