March 14, 2018: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) are the food and nutrition experts responsible for delivering science based nutrition information to the public; and,

WHEREAS, good nutritional habits and a healthy lifestyle are the means to enjoying a life well lived, and the RDN is a credentialed expert qualified to provide such information; and,

WHEREAS, March is National Nutrition Month, and we recognize the many roles RDNs hold to shape the health of our communities; and,

WHEREAS, RDNs work in hospitals, sports and wellness centers, food and nutrition industries, schools and universities, private practice and grocery stores helping us to reduce our risk of disease and illness and perform at our athletic, professional and personal best;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim March 14, 2018 as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day.