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Welcome to the Wyoming Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (WAND) Home Page!

Your Food and Nutrition Source

It's About Eating Right

It's All About Eating Right

You realize the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and fitness habits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and registered dietitian nutritionists, the food and nutrition experts, are here to help you find accurate information to support your healthful lifestyle.

See more at www.eatright.org/Public/.

What is the WAND?
The Wyoming Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (WAND) is a group of registered dietitians and their affiliates, interested in promoting enhanced nutrition and health to Wyoming residents, as well as providing enhanced educational opportunities for WAND members. The WAND supports a variety of nutrition related activities in the state including National Nutrition Month, Range Rider newsletter for members, and an annual nutrition education conference.

The WAND has a board which oversees the WAND organization, i.e., operation and policy making for the above activities, and implements programs and policies as directed by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The WAND Board meets a minimum of three times per year and has an annual business meeting which may or may not occur simultaneously with the education meeting.

Vision Statement
Wyoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic members are recognized and utilized as the most valued resource for food and nutrition services.

Mission Statement
Empowering Wyoming’s food and nutrition experts.

What is a Dietitian?
A registered dietitian is a professional trained in applying the knowledge of nutrition and health practices to enhance individual health outcomes based on existing health parameters, nutritional intake, and disease incidence. To be a registered dietitian one must first complete a four year course of study which focuses on nutritional science, complete a six to twelve month internship, and then pass a registered dietitian exam conducted by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

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