Support Line

Support Line is the official publication of Dietitians in Nutrition Support (DNS), a Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy).  This peer-reviewed publication is produced six times per year (February, April, June, August, October, December) and provided to all members of DNS.

*Login is required to access Support Line.


To earn CPE, go to DNS' product page in the eatrightSTORE and purchase the issue.  Support Line is free for DNS members!

Then, sign in to eatrightCPE and click on "My Courses".  You will see the issue listed under your "Enrolled" courses.  From there, you can read the issue, take the quiz, and complete the critical thinking tool.

After that, just go back to "My Courses" to claim the credit and download your certificate.

Have questions about the new eatrightStore process? Click here for the User Guide.

Electronic Access

Support Line is indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). PDF copies are emailed to subscribers. PDF versions are archived in a searchable format. The Support Line ISSN is 1067-3768.

New Submissions

Please see the attached guidelines for submissions to Support Line.

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Non-Member Annual Subscriptions

Support Line annual subscriptions are available to non-DNS members for a nominal fee of $70 for an individual subscription (only available if not eligible for an Academy membership; click here for details) or $140 for an institutional subscription. Non-member subscriptions cannot be cancelled or refunded. Issues can be purchased individually for $20 on a one-time basis as a trial subscription. Have questions or an interest in subscribing? Contact the DNS Membership Coordinator at