Nutrition Informatics

Nutrition Informatics is "the effective retrieval, organization, storage and optimum use of information, data and knowledge for food and nutrition related problem solving and decision-making. Informatics is supported by the use of information standards, processes and technology."

-Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

What is Nutrition Informatics?

Nutrition informatics is the intersection of information, nutrition, and technology and represents the evolution of practicing dietetics.

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Nutrition Informatics Town Hall Series

Explore the Nutrition Informatics Town Hall Series on pertinent topics of interest from industry experts.

Nutrition Informatics Resources

Informatics Skills

Explore how innovations in technology and changes in health care impact practice, education, patients and consumers in this comprehensive Informatics Skills Resource Toolkit.

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Read insightful Nutrition Informatics articles from the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Nutrition Informatics Certificate of Training

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics launched a Nutrition Informatics Certficate of Training in May 2017. This training brings together much of the work accomplished over the last 10 years (Informatics began at the Academy on June 1, 2007. Individuals may take one or more of the five (5) units or they can complete all 5 units and receive their Certificate. For more information, please visit http://www.eatrightstore.org/collections/informatics-nutrition. 

Nutrition Informatics Blog

Stay up to date with The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Informatics Blog.

Consumer and Lifestyle Apps Review

Check out The Academy's Consumer and Lifestyle Apps Review which provides nutrition app reviews for Diabetes, Gluten-Free, and Weight Management applications. This is a great resource for reviewing and assessing the many mobile health applications available for diet and nutrition today.

Clinical Informatics Insights

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Our Partnership

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the Academy) & HIMSS have established a collaboration to provide opportunities for knowledge and resource sharing within the domain of nutrition informatics. Our collaboration will advance the fields of health information technology and management systems beyond what each organization could achieve on its own.

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