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Abbott Nutrition provides healthcare professionals with information on how we can partner to help patients take important steps toward healthy living.




 Alfasigma USA, Inc. distributes VSL#3®, the therapeutic probiotic shown in multiple controlled clinical trials to help patients with Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Pouchitis when added to standard therapies. The combination of 8 bacterial strains helps protect the mucosal barrier, modulate the immune system, and achieve microbial balance.




Biena is a line of Roasted Chickpea Snacks that boast the “trifecta” of high protein and fiber with significantly less fat than nuts or chips. One of the most award winning healthy snacks on the market. Biena Snacks are made with simple, all-natural, non-GMO ingredients, is gluten-free and sourced from family-owned farms in the U.S. 




Family-owned for three generations, Bigelow Tea was started by Ruth Bigelow in 1945. In addition to flagship brand “Constant Comment”®, the complete line today includes over 130 varieties of high quality Black, Green, Herbal, Organic, Wellness and Decaffeinated teas. Offer your patients, staff and guests America's #1 specialty tea!

In Biodatex.com you can order your laboratory tests in Miami and in the main cities of the United States in a simple and practical way. No need for neither a prior medical consultation, order nor insurance. Visit us now! And know all the services we offer for y our health care.



Cabot Creamery Co-operative makes a full line of cheeses, Greek yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and butter. Widely known as makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar,” Cabot is owned by the 1,000 dairy farm families of Agri-Mark, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative, with farms in New England and New York.





CDI is an independent clinical diagnostic laboratory and medical technology company offering innovative products and services which support healthcare providers and their patients in the detection and management of some of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, including: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), Celiac Disease, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).






At Compass Group, we need your firm focus on health and well-being.  We understand that food is about more than nourishing the body; it’s about healing, promoting well-being, and creating an excellent quality of life. At Compass Group, you’ll play a key part in that rewarding mission as you explore a wide range of opportunities.  Are you looking for an entry-level clinical position, wellness executive position, or a foodservice opportunity?  We have something for everyone, across many sectors, including healthcare, school foodservice, business and industry, fine dining, senior living, and much more.  Come check us out at Booth 49 and chat with Lisa Abbay, RDN, LDN, FAND.

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Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM), is a 4700 member, specialty practice group of nutrition practitioners whose core philosophy centers around a holistic, personalized approach to health and healing. We are a practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and our members work to integrate a variety of nutrition therapies including whole foods, tailored supplements and mind body modalities into clinical practice.

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Florida’s Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) provides the following services at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care. Eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and children under age 5 receive checks for nutritious foods. Nutritionists work closely with mothers to educate them about their families’ nutrition needs, encouraging them to build healthy habits for a lifetime. National evaluations of the WIC program document the following results: Improved diet for children and pregnant women, Reduced incidence of low birth weight babies, Reduced infant mortality, Reduced incidence of childhood anemia, Improved access to children’s dental care.





fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based health food company that produces and markets delicious, nutrient dense milk beverages made using a cold filtration process to remove the lactose and sugars while maximizing the natural proteins, nutrients, and minerals found in cow’s milk.



The Florida Beef Council was founded in 1956 and is funded by the Beef Checkoff. FBC has a mission to obtain and build the demand for beef through promotion, education, and research of beef. The Florida Beef Council is a leading source for information regarding the beef industry and beef nutrition.

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The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship is a professional practice program that provides 1200 comprehensive supervised practice hours and 168 didactic education hours, with emphasis on community/public health nutrition. Upon completion, graduates are eligible to take the RD Exam and apply for Florida licensure as a dietitian/nutritionist.




Florida Hospital Orlando is a member of Adventist Health System serving as community and major tertiary referral hospitals for Central Florida and the Southeast. Operating under one license, FH consists of 9 hospitals, with locations in Altamonte, Apopka. Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Winter Park, and Orlando (3) - Main campus, FH for Children, and FH for Women.




 The Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (VN DPG) serves as the leading authority on evidence-based vegetarian nutrition for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the public. We promote health by developing comprehensive education materials on vegetarian diets. Stop by and see the FREE on-line resources you can share with clients.

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Florida State University College of Human Sciences Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled each semester. They are served by sixteen outstanding teaching and research faculty who help create a challenging academic environment. Stop by our booth # 46 for information on degrees in Human Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Food & Nutrition.

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 Functional Formularies® has revolutionized clinical nutrition by offering the world's first and only certified organic whole food feeding tube formulas and oral meal replacements. Liquid Hope and Nourish are nutritionally complete, non-GMO and contain no added sugar in any form. The products are free of dairy, gluten, soy, and corn.




Global Health Products is a family owned business in Rochester, New York. We design, manufacture and distribute nutritional supplements to address the needs of hospitals, dialysis centers, nursing homes, bariatric, cancer and wound centers. Products include LiquaCel, ProCel, FiberCel, UpCal D and PUSH (Pressure Ulcer Supplement for Healing) wound supplement.

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Healthcare Services Group has delivered exceptional dining/nutrition services to an ever-changing healthcare industry. With strategically-located regional and district operations around the country, we provide professional management of ancillary services to a diverse mix of satisfied clients. Flexible and responsive, our people are trained to help you achieve success by delivering innovative solutions, exceptional performance and measurable results.




Hormel Health Labs is proud to offer foods, beverages and specialty items to the healthcare market. We are committed to provide great tasting, innovative products for people who have special dietary needs. We offer a wide variety of products in our two major segments Dysphagia and Malnutrition.

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About HumanN, formerly Neogenis(R) Medical:

HumanN is the world leader in nitric oxide science with over 15 years of research. 7 issued patents and 6 published clinical trials.

Neo40(R) Professional is clinically shown to increase N-O levels, which is essential for proper endothelial function and cardiovascular health.

Neo40(R), created at the University of Texas through 15 years of research, is the only technology that has been patented and proven to generate authentic N-O gas.




  Ionic Trends are the most powerful and visually stunning arrangement of negative ion bracelets and wristbands available to help manage depression, stress and anxiety, as well as reduce pain associated to joint pain such as carpal tunnel or lower back pain.




Jones Dairy Farm is a family owned food company that produces a series of meat products, including all natural, certified gluten free breakfast sausage, bacon, and ham.





Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition combines clinical evaluation, community concerns, and food service management into a profession long valued for its service to individuals and the community at large and focused proper nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases. http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/dietetics-and-nutrition-bs.php





 KPFG Dysphagia Nutrition Solutions is focused on providing truly excellent specialty products that protect and elevate health. As a leader in Dysphagia Nutrition, we offer mealtime solutions with our  Thick-It Instant Food & Beverage Thickener, Thick-It Purees and Thick-It AquaCareH2O Beverages – Water, Coffee and Juice.





    All products are free from*


  • - Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, and Soy

- Preservatives, trans fats, artificial colors, artifical flavors

- Almost all products are made from non-GMO ingredients

- Many products are enriched with iron and B vitamins

- Breads, buns, bagels, and pizza crusts have added fiber

- *Note: Egg products are used on production lines








Kitchen Craft is 100% American made, stainless steel cookware that provides a healthy, energy efficient way to prepare nutritious meals. Our cookware utilizes the waterless, greaseless cooking method and takes less time than conventional cooking. We are proud to be manufactured in a Green Certified and Eco Friendly factory!






PRE PROTEIN 20 is a ready to drink protein supplement providing 20 grams  of protein in 30 mL. No fats, No sugar, No carbs. For patients with volume restricted diets and high protein requirements. Mango, peach and cherry flavors. Available in Liquid and Tablets.




Our purpose is to provide students with the vision to fulfill their innate potential, the inspiration to engage in a quest for self-discovery and the ability to apply a principled approach to their future roles as leaders in humanitarian service and as citizens in their communities.




 Llorens is a leader in the creation of innovative prescription and over the counter (OTC) medicines. With over 20 years of experience Llorens Pharmaceutical has created products for your common cold to gastric bypass, products that contribute patients and their quality of life. The source behind our company is our people. We understand the importance of providing services and products that improve the well-being of our clients.

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 Mead Johnson Nutrition welcomes you to the Florida Dietetic Association Annual Meeting. Our vision is to be the world's premier pediatric nutrition company. Our mission is to create trusted nutritional brands and products that give infants and children the best start in life. We cordially invite you to visit our booth to meet our representatives.



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 Medtrition is a global supplier of clinically proven medical foods that effectively address the most challenging conditions- such as Bowel health, Protein Malnutrition, UTI’s, Wound Healing, Pre and Post surgery- that healthcare facilities face on a daily basis. Healthcare professionals have used our products reliably for more than 20 years.


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Monsanto is an Agricultural company with more than 20,000 dedicated employees with a focus on making a balanced meal to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think holistically about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests - to make a plate of meats, grains, fruits and vegetables within reach of every family.

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Muuna cottage cheese is uniquely rich and creamy, protein-packed goodness with real fruit pieces.  Each perfectly portioned cup contains 15g protein, 9g sugar and 130 calories.  Muuna also contains probiotics, potassium and is a good source of calcium.  Muuna, the new way to cottage!



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Contract manufacturing and private label packaging,

Professional Large or Small Run, Fast Turn Over,

GMP Compliance,

FDA registered and Texas Department of Health licensed,

Organic/NON-GMO Certificate and Packaging.

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Your patients have questions – supplements, nutrigenomics, microbiome…Do you have the answers they need? Be on the leading-edge with in-demand Functional Nutrition education. Learn with 25-yr veteran and authority, Susan Allen, RDN. Affordable, comprehensive on-line training offering 200+ CPEs! Visit booth 48 for exclusive show discounts and raffle with incredible prices!




Nova Southeastern University's College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL is pleased to announce their new Master of Science degree program in Nutrition. This online graduate program provides students with the opportunity to select one of two emphasis areas:  Sports Nutrition or Community Nutrition.  Students participate in active participatory learning and conduct research in areas of professional interest. For further contact (http://medicine.nova.edu/ms-nutrition) or phone 954-362-1850.  "Your graduate degree is closer than you think!"


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Nutricia North America is a global health company that leads the development and use of advanced medical nutrition for specialized care.


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OPTAVIA is a comprehensive weight loss and wellness program that empowers RD’s to improve clinical outcomes and maximize their incentive payments from Medicare and commercial insurance.  Learn how to create health and well-being for yourself and your patients. Please visit us at Booth #22.




Orgain is a company committed to creating the world’s healthiest nutritional products—made from the highest quality ingredients—featuring an extensive line of organic ready-to-drink shakes, protein powders and bars in grass fed dairy and 100% plant based options.




Otto Trading Inc. is an experienced, manufacturing and leading distributor of massage units featuring TENS and EMS technology. Based in California, we provide an extensive range of massage devices and other massage related items.






  Do your clients suffer from eating disorders?  Overeaters Anonymous has helped thousands find strength, hope and recovery through the OA program.  Patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous, OA offers physical, emotional and spiritual recovery from all types of eating disorders.   To refer your clients, visit Overeaters Anonymous at Booth #53 or www.OA.org.




The Certified LEAP Therapist (CLT) training program offered by Oxford Laboratories enables RDs to effectively manage food-sensitivity and inflammatory-related illnesses such as IBS, migraine, fibromyalgia and many others. The CLT training provides expertise through coursework, one-on-one mentoring by expert CLTs and membership to a national list-serve for group support and networking.




Professional Development Resources allows you to earn CE wherever  you love to be. As a CDR-approved provider of online continuning education courses, you can earn credits at a time, location and dress code that works best for you. Visit www.pdresources.org to learn more.






When it comes to supplements, it’s not what you take, it’s what you absorb that matters. Qunol®’s patented formulations are enhanced to provide superior absorption compared to regular forms. Qunol®‘s CoQ10 and Turmeric products can be found on Qunol.com, Amazon, and at major retailers.






Real Food Blends makes 100% real food meals for people with feeding tubes. Born from Julie & Tony Bombacino’s love for their tube-fed son and a belief that everyone deserves real food and nutritional variety, the meals have no corn syrup or preservatives and are covered by many insurance plans. 






Clinically proven prebiotic fiber (Sunfiber) and probiotics created with the help of a woman nutritionist. Regular Girl delivers true regularity, addressing both occasional constipation and diarrhea, without excess gas, cramping or bloating.*





Salt Springs Treasures is excited to offer unique artistic nature inspired hand-crafted gifts. Did you know that what you wear can influence others? Share your passions through Salt Springs Treasure's jewelry and wearable art. We carry fruit and vegetable themed jewelry that promote great eating habits and are just plain fun! Come visit us at booth number 30. We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.






Our purpose is to enable people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives. Explore our pioneering therapies, vision, and values at shire.com




siggi’s dairy is committed to making delicious yogurt with simple ingredients and not a lot of sugar. True to Icelandic tradition, siggi’s products do not contain artificial preservatives, thickeners, sweeteners, flavors, or colors, and are made with milk from family farms who do not use growth hormones such as rBST. 





SimplyThick® is the next-generation food and beverage thickener designed specifically for people who have difficulties swallowing. This revolutionary, patent-pending thickening agent offers a solution to the problems patients, their families and healthcare professionals raise with products currently serving the dysphagic population. The qualities and benefits of SimplyThick® are unparalleled in the marketplace. The bottom line is quick, simple preparation and liquids that look, feel and taste exactly like they're supposed to.



In 1966, Pierre Bellon founded Sodexo on his understanding that Quality of Life is a key driver of performance. His vision continues today as we strive to meet the constantly evolving needs of our clients, our employees and the people we serve. Whether people rely on Sodexo for sustainable energy programs, efficiently designed workspaces, or wellness and nutrition, our employees share the same passion for service.




The SPLENDA® Brand wants to help your patients take simple steps toward reducing added sugars. With a variety of sweetening options, there’s something to suit everyone’s needs. To order our RD toolkit with product samples and  patient education materials, visit http://www.splendaprofessional.com/toolkit

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For well over a decade, Today’s Dietitian magazine has been a trusted resource for registered dietitians and nutrition professionals, earning a loyal and enthusiastic audience that appreciates our fiercely independent voice and tenacious coverage of subjects they truly want to learn more about.




The United Sorghum Checkoff (USCP) is a farmer-funded program designed to promote the utilization of US-grown sorghum on an international basis.  In addition to food and consumer markets, USCP efforts for research and promotion of US sorghum focus on pet food, livestock feed, exports, biofuels and industrial application markets.  Visit www.simplysorghum.com to see all the versatile and complementary applications of sorghum and its complementary nature with other food products. 

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Our MSH Graduate Nutrition Programs are designed for dietitians who wish to emphasize the application of advanced nutrition knowledge in clinical or community based health settings. Students may select either the thesis or non-thesis option. Both programs consist of 41 credit hours.





The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.






Fresenius Kabi is a global health care company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition.  Our products are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients.





Monash University is a leading research institution based in Melbourne, Australia.  Monash innovations include the car safety belt, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the Monash University Low FODMAP Diet.  A decade and a half ago, Monash researchers led by Peter Gibson, MD, recognized the role FODMAPs, a collection of short-chain carbohydrates that aren't absorbed properly in the gut, can play in triggering symptoms in people with IBS.  FODMAPs stands for fermentable, oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols.  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by chronic, relapsing symptoms including lower abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, wind, distension and altered bowel habit (ranging from diarrhea to constipation) but with no abnormal pathology.  One in seven adults suffer from IBS.  

Monash offers an array of resources to support proper implementation of the diet and proceeds are utilized to fund more research.











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