dietetic dietetic  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈtɛ tɪk/


  • (adj) of or relating to the diet



  1. A devoted vegetarian, he indulged in faddish dietetic experiments that sometimes came near to killing him.
  2. For those who also stop to consider the caloric implications of their decision, Baskin-Robbins offers the following guide to the dietetic damage potential of twelve glop favorites.
  3. He supports the Race Betterment Foundation, of which he is founder and president; the Battle Creek College which he created out of his sanitarium dietetic and nursing classes.


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Honored With ASAE Gold Circle Award, Honorable Mention

    CHICAGO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics received the American Society of Association Executive's top award, the highly coveted Gold Circle Award, in the website category for The award recognizes excellence in association and nonprofit communications.On Wednesday, June 5, registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News


  1. "There is no one particular food you can pinpoint and say, 'Yeah, that is really an unhealthy thing,' says Dawn Jackson of the American Dietetic Association. When you think about nutrition as a public health problem that affects a nation, then it...
    on May 5, 2004 By: Kelly Brownell Source: USA Today

  2. "Our concern is that consumers may misinterpret some of the messages and shy away from a product that the American Heart Association and American Dietetic Association are encouraging us to eat twice a week," said John Connelly, president of the...
    on Mar 20, 2004 By: John Connelly Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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