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American Association of Nutritional Consultants
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The American Association of Nutritional Consultants (AANC) is an organisation which seeks to enhance the reputation of nutritional and dietary consultants by consolidating them into a professional organization.
It offers examination and certification, or association membership which does not require an examination but requires the payment of the membership fee. The organization also offers an insurance program.
Members include the UK television presenter and nutritionist Gillian McKeith, Hettie, a deceased cat formerly belonging to science writer Ben Goldacre, who purchased "certified professional membership" on Hettie's behalf for $60, and Australian nutritionist Rosemary Stanton's late Old English Sheepdog.
- Bad Science - Dr Gillian McKeith (PhD) continued
- Rosemary Stanton, "Nutrition: who can you believe?" (PDF file)
- Quackwatch - AANC: Who and What Does It Represent?