General Outline

Mission statements
To promote research and practice of nutrition improvement towards extension of healthy life expectancy among Japanese.

Category of organization
Nonprofit Organization (NPO) registered in Tokyo (2004)

Members: Approximately 5,500 members, with 400 student members
Faculty of accredited universities who educate registered dietitian accounts for the greatest proportion of the members (about 2,500), following medical institutions, public health, schools, and elderly facilities.

As an academic organization in practical field within nutrition sciences, many members are in the research field who belong to university or research institute, which is one of characteristics of JSND.