Our Mission


Nutrition Education for the Public is a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NEP provides services to over 900 members who have committed themselves to helping individuals understand and utilize vital nutrition information.

To that end, NEP has established an overarching goal to enhance the communication and teaching skills of its members.

Mission: Enhancing practitioners’ skills to effectively educate and communicate evidence-based nutrition information to the public through diverse delivery channels.

Vision: NEP members are recognized as experts in translating evidence-based nutrition research into educational strategies that promote healthy food choices.

NEP is for you if you promote nutrition through public education and interact with other nutrition professionals working in the areas of:

  • Business and Management
  • Food Industry
  • Education
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition Consulting and Private Practice
  • Public Health and Community Nutrition
  • Communications and Public Relations