Registered Dietitian Day
WHEREAS, registered dietitians are the food and nutrition experts who translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living; and
WHEREAS, registered dietitians have degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected, accredited colleges and universities, completed an internship and passed an examination; and
WHEREAS, registered dietitians use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make unique positive lifestyle choices for optimal nutrition, health, and well being; and
WHEREAS, registered dietitians work throughout the community in hospitals, schools, public health clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, food management, food industry, universities, research and private practice; and
WHEREAS, registered dietitians are advocates for advancing the nutritional status of Americans and people around the world.
NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim March 14, 2012 REGISTERED DIETITIAN DAY in the state of North Dakota.