About JSND


Address

Futaba Bldg. 9043-4-18 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073 JAPANFax:+81-3-5477-9971 E-mail:kaizen@jade.dti.ne.jp

General Outline

Mission statements

To implement academic research and communication in the fields of nutrition and health science
To provide support, advice, and cooperation regarding nutrition to the public, and to disseminate knowledge and skills for nutrition improvement and health promotion

Our goals

To promote nutrition and health sciences, and to contribute to the promotion of public health through evidence-based practice in nutrition and dietetics

Category of organization

Nonprofit Organization (NPO) registered in Tokyo (2004)

Major activities and projects

Annual meeting
A total of 2500 participants meeting over 3 days

Regional meetings in 9 regions.

Publication of the Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics

Research and activities in nutrition sciences and dietetics, and capacity-building of members.
Training seminars on nutritional epidemiology and nutrition education for young researchers and practitioners (annually; 35 to 40 participants)
Basic practical dietetics study seminar (annually; 40 participants)
Ethical review board for nutrition research planned for the society members

Dissemination
Open seminars and nutrition counseling services at selected venues

Milestones

・1941 First issue of the Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics (published by the National Nutrition Department, Institute of Health and Welfare Research (now the National Institute of Health and Nutrition)
・1952 Nutrition Improvement (Eiyo-kaizen in Japanese) Law enacted.
・1954 Establishment of rules of the Society. Members consisted of members of the Japanese Dietetics Society and the National Nutrition Promotion Society.
・1965 Establishment of rules of the Society. Members consisted of members of the Japanese Dietetics Society and the National Nutrition Promotion Society.・1984: Registration of the academic society for election of the 13th members of the Science Council of Japan
・1984 Registration of the academic society for election of the 13th members of the Science Council of Japan
・1998 Start of publication of the Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics by the Japanese Society of Nutrition and Dietetics.
・2004 Establishment as a nonprofit organization (NPO)

Board of Trustees

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Members

Full members: 5,544
Student members: 457
Honorary members: 25
Life-members: 57

Supporting Member

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