Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics was founded in 1988 under the name of the Spanish Association of Dieticians-Nutritionists (AEDN) and subsequently restructured into the General Council of Dietitians-Nutritionists of Spain (CGDN-E) and into the current Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics represents the scientific interests of human nutrition and dietetics, creating an institution that pursues the utmost recognition of human nutrition, dietetics and food sciences in Spain both at scientific and public levels.
Mission and vision
The Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has the mission of promoting the sciences of human nutrition and dietetics without conflict of interest, with the highest excellence and academic qualification, for professional practice based on evidence, deontology and the service of food of the population.
The Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics represents the scientific interests of human nutrition and dietetics in Spain, raising the highest scientific and public recognition of nutrition and dietetics, being the benchmark for all nutrition and health professionals, as well as for the population.
How we work
We publish a journal for professionals, to encourage the participation of dietitians-nutritionists through the publication of scientific articles, practical cases and professional experiences, as well as promoting the critical reading of articles and national and international publications.
We organize scientific events on nutrition and dietetics, promoting the presentation of scientific work and providing professionals with the necessary scientific tools, as well as encouraging assistance to other international scientific events.
Raising awareness of the importance of nutrition amongst consumers through awareness-raising and education activities.
The implementation of services and means for effective communication, related to Nutrition and Dietetics that promote better health care for the population, as well as the realization of work tools for the best exercise of the profession of dietitian -nutritionist and other nutrition professionals.