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Vendor & Sponsorship Brochure


Vendor & Sponsorship Brochure 2016 symposium2016

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a2 Milk® is the only verified A1 beta-casein free milk on the market. A1 beta-casein has been linked to inflammation in the gut​.​

a2 Milk® is available in low-fat, reduced fat, whole milk and reduced fat chocolate varieties.

​V​isit a2milk.com to find the location nearest you.

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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.


Quality food processing and meat cutting has been in our family since 1961. Our father, Gerrit Rozeboom, started Valley Meat Company by custom processing farm cattle in the 1960’s and 70’s. Over the years, sons Walter, Dale and Gerrit, Jr. have developed Ada Valley Gourmet Foods into a high-value Michigan meat processor. Our father always said that integrity is the most important goal we can achieve in business. We continue to specialize in meat processing, with integrity, as it has been passed on to us from those early days.

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Alcresta Therapeutics is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel, enzyme-based products designed to address challenges faced by people living with gastrointestinal disorders and rare diseases.  The company uses its proprietary technology platform to support a broad pipeline of products, with an initial focus on pancreatic insufficiency or fat malabsorption.

 TOTALBITES Sunburst Logo3  At Be Your Best Nutrition of Tampa, Florida, our goal is to ensure that our nutrient-dense products make their way into schools around the nation. Please take the time to learn about our TOTAL BITES healthy snack product and the important mission behind it at, www.totalbites.com.


Delicious Benecol Buttery Spreads are made with a plant based ingredient called plant stanols, which are found naturally in cereals, fruits, and vegetables and have been proven to reduce cholesterol. And, because Benecol Spreads taste so great, it's easy to add them to your daily lifestyle.

 Beproportional.com  To be proportional RD Toolbox is an educational tool created to assist individuals to be successful is following the healthcare professionals meal plan.
 bb-logo-SH2  Betsy's Best Gourmet Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, and Sunflower Seed Butter feature Chia seeds, cinnamon or cardamom, organic honey, Himalayan pink salt and other surprising, sophisticated and deliciously natural ingredients. All Betsy's Best products are non-GMO, all natural and gluten-free. Betsy Opyt is the creator, CEO and driving force behind Betsy's Best, a line of gourmet nut and seed butters. Registered dietitian, fitness trainer and mom, Betsy started making her delicious nut and seed butters right in her own kitchen in 2010 as a healthy option for her daughter. Betsy was awarded Florida's 2015 Young Mother of the Year from American Mothers, Inc.
 BEVOLUTION Bevolution Group is a leader in the manufacture of shelf-stable and frozen beverage products formed by the combination of Juice Tyme, Lemon-X, and Tropics Mixology. To help foodservice customers keep up with increasing demand and fast-changing beverage trends, Bevolution Group offers a growing portfolio of innovative, high-quality beverage products, as well as equipment and service.
 BIOPRO USA  BiPro whey protein isolate, is 100% natural- free of carbohydrates, fat, sugar, and lactose. BiPro is NSF Certified for Sport (tm). BiPro has 20 grams protein per serving and is gluten-free. BiPro can easily be added in your favorite beverage or recipe. Visit BiProUSA.com or call 1-877-MyBiPro for more information.
 CALIFORNIA WALNUT COMMISSION  California walnuts are a nutrient-dense food that work hard for your health, and also in the kitchen. Not all nuts contain omega-3s, and walnuts are the only nut to contain a significant amount of this beneficial nutrient. Areas of health research interest include walnuts and weight, cognition, cardiovascular health, cancer, diabetes/metabolic syndrome and gut health. For complete nutritional information, educational resources and delicious recipes, visit http://www.walnuts.org/ 
 COMPASS  Morrison Healthcare, Morrison Senior Living and Touchpoint, are a member of Compass Group. We firmly believe that an investment in our people is an investment in the success of our company. We have a wide variety of opportunities. Contact us in order to see where our opportunities can take your career: www.CompassGroupCareers.com.
 DFH logo final  Designs for Health is a family-owned professional brand, offered exclusively to health care professionals and their patients. For over 25 years, we have been the health care professional's trusted source for research-backed nutritional products of superior quality. By providing comprehensive support through our product line, clinical education, and practice development programs, we maximize the potential for successful patient treatment outcomes.
 DIFM Logo. new  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.

DOD LOGO Horiz  Dietitians on Demand is a nationwide staffing company for Registered Dietitians. We work exclusively in the nutrition industry providing temporary and permanent opportunities for dietitians in clinical and community health care settings. All dietitians working for us are W2 employees, and we also offer travel assignments! Check us out: www.dietitiansondemand.com

 DIVERSIFIED  Diversified Foods specializes in the marketing and distribution of Hershey's and DairyPure shelf stable milks. Hershey's and DairyPure shelf stable milks have a one year shelf life from the date of production. All of our products are certified Kosher and rbST Free. Available sizes include 8 oz, 11 oz and 32 oz.
 Enterade Logo with Tagline2  Entrinsic Health Solutions, Inc., is an innovative health sciences company dedicated to the development and commercialization of a portfolio of proprietary amino acid based products to address critical digestive, nutrition and hydration related health issues.
flipany logo   Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY)'s mission is to empower youth and their families through physical activity and nutrition education programs while raising awareness and creating policies for a healthier, more food secure community. Many of our programs include on-site food demonstrations, nutrition education and cooking classes. 

  The Florida Department of Citrus helps you take on the day with the health and wellness benefits of citrus juices and fresh citrus fruit. Florida citrus is a nutrient-rich source of essential vitamins and minerals plus antioxidants to help support good health. Visit www.FloridaJuice.com for educational resources and delicious recipes.

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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. 

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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.


  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.

florida state   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.



 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.

The people of Fresenius Kabi are driven by a common purpose to put lifesaving medicines and technologies in the hands of people who care for patients, and to find answers to the challenges they face.


 FRUIT STREET LOGO  Fruit Street is a telemedicine software product that is licensed to dietitians and healthcare professionals which allows them to conduct HIPAA compliant video consultations with their patients and monitor their patients’ health, diet, and lifestyle using medical and wearable devices and mobile applications.
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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.





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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.




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 Healthie is an all-in-one HIPAA-complaint EHR and Telehealth platform designed specifically for dietitians. It was recently launched with the input of>100 US Dietitians of what an ideal EHR platform would look like. It has engaging portals for both dietitians and their patients, and redefines what high-performing technology can look like with it's modern interface, engaging look, and simple flow. It is the ONLY platform a dietitian needs to run a private practice. Learn more or sign up today at www.gethealthie.com 


Hillestad Pharmaceuticals has been a manufacturer of natural source nutritional and personal care products for over 55 years. For our full product line visit www.hilestadlabs.com

In 1981 Hillestad Pharmaceuticals started Dialyvite, our medical line of products for renal patients and beyond. Samples available for licensed healthcare professionals at www.dialyvite.net  800-535-7712


 hormellabs  Hormel Health Labs products are designed for individuals with dysphagia and offer solutions to treat malnutrition. Our extensive line of products also includes diabetic offerings, increased fiber products and general nutrition items too. We are bridging the gap between flavor and function™. Visit us to sample our newest line of Healthy Shot® protein drinks.
 Neogenis Medical is now HumanN  About HumanN, formerly Neogenis® 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® Professional is clinically shown to increase N-O levels, which is essential for proper endothelial function and cardiovascular health.

Neo40®, 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.



 Integrative Therapeutics Logo RGB  Integrative Therapeutics is a top-tier manufacturer of nutritional supplements. We strive to offer both products and education to healthcare professionals to provide choices to their patients to lead healthy lives.  Integrative Therapeutics supports educational opportunities to practitioners and students, and individuals and organizations who push the industry to new standards.  



Kate Farms was started by Richard and Michelle Laver for their daughter Kate, who was born with cerebral palsy and at four years old was failing to thrive. They developed Kate Farms Komplete Meal Replacement Shakes on the belief that nutrition-rich whole foods can transform hope into health. Now, Kate is thriving.


 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

 kentprecisionfoods   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.


 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!

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  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.


 MatrixCare Logo  MatrixCare software solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. Used in more than 11,000 facility-based care settings and 1,500 home care agencies, MatrixCare is the largest LTPAC technology provider and the first to offer a true fully integrated, full spectrum EHR solution.
 mead johnson  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.

  "Meals for All" -created by RDN's with the highest regard to nutrition, taste, emotional comfort, shelf stability, and ease of use during disasters. Meals for ALL is committed to helping healthcare communities ensure institutional emergency preparedness for uninterrupted nutrition care. For more information, go to Mealsforall.com or call 916-832-MEAL (6325).

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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.

 microbiome labs logo MegaSporeBiotic and MegaQuinone is dispensed by Microbiome Labs, which was born out of the desire to improve the tools that integrative physicians have to improve the health and well being of their patients. Microbiome Labs was founded by a practicing doctor and is dedicated to creating nutritional supplements with the highest quality, potency, and efficacy for health care professionals.


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 METAGENICS  Metagenics was founded on the revolutionary idea that, through nutrition, we can influence how our genes express themselves to achieve optimal health. With a commitment to unparalleled quality and innovative science, we produce research-based nutraceuticals to support practitioners in their efforts to help patients achieve their health and wellness goals.  

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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.



NESTLE HEALTH SCIENCE  Formed in 2011, Nestlé Health Science is the first of a new breed of health-science company. Advancing the therapeutic role of nutrition to change the course of health management for consumers, patients, doctors, nurses and our partners in healthcare: this is our focus.




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!"




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

NUTRITION ENTREPRENEURS DPG  Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) is the Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics dedicated to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. We are guided by our vision, mission and values to create a community that empowers and supports the success of our members. www.nedpg.org 


 OP2 Logo  OP2Labs: Stronger through Science. Pro-T Gold healthcare products and Frog Fuel sports and retail products carefully formulated to help solve nutritional challenges with benefits not seen in other protein supplements. Pro-T now available with prebiotics to help address fiber and bowel management needs!
 Optavia Logo 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 #65.
 OXFORD BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES   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.
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 phase2  Carb Intercept which contains Phase 2, a bean extract that inhibits the amytase enzyme from breaking down starch.
 pdr-logo-1  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.
SHASTA  The Shasta Foodservice portpolio of beverages and soft drinks comes in the varieties and sizes that serve the challenges of foodservice while meeting the demands of consumer trends.


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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. 


 simplythicklogo  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.

 HEARTLAND SPLENDA  Heartland Food Products Group is the leading supplier for zero calorie sweeteners, servicing retailers in the United States and across the globe. We supply sucralose, stevia, saccharin, aspartame, and monk fruit based sweeteners and also have the capability to supply xylitol based sweeteners.
 STELLA AND DOT Glitz, Glamour & Give

Check out the latest fashion jewelry, handbags and accessories from Stella & Dot! 25% off your purchase supports the FAND and Academy Foundations!

Help fund:

Scholarships, Awards, Food and Nutrition Research and Public Education

Since this is a trunk show there will be many items offered at half price for any purchase over $50. A donation will also include sunglasses to celebrate that "our future is bright"! Please stop by and help support your Foundations!

 HOPCO CORE GROUP   The CORE Group is a national sales and marketing agency representing some of the biggest names in foodservice. Our dedicated team of K12 sales professionals proudly work one-on-one with education and nutrition partners to achieve maximum product exposure through presentation, demonstration and preparation training, student testing and strategic menu placement.
 todays dietitian 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.
 SORGHUM LOGO  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. 

 unf logo copy  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 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.

 VIAMAR HEALTH   Viamar Health is a treatment facility for eating disorders. We offer PHP and IOP programming for adults and IOP for adolescents as well. Viamar has a multidisciplinary team that addresses an individuals mental, nutritional, emotional and spiritual needs as part of the recovery process.  
WONDERGRAIN 7 3 2017  "Wondergrain, by Nature2kitchen, is a line of Premium sorghum products. Wondergrain sorghum grain is nutritious, versatile, neutral in color and flavor so it pairs well will all cuisines. Attributes: gluten free, NON-GMO, diabetic friendly, fiber, protein and iron. Wondergrain is the softest bite and fastest cooking sorghum on the market."


 A Safe Harbour was born from a passion to help clients move through fear to complete recovery. Our team of Doctorate and Master’s level eating disorder specialists provide expertise to groups of only 7 or less to allow for more in-depth exploration with all clients.  



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