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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square as part of Nasdaq’s 5th annual “Fit Week.” The week runs from January 4 to January 8, 2016 and includes bell ceremonies featuring companies that help individuals lead healthier lifestyles.

In honor of the occasion, registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy President Dr. Evelyn F. Crayton will ring the Opening Bell.

In addition to ringing the Opening or Closing Bell during "Fit Week", participating companies will be featured on Nasdaq's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages where they will provide customized tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in 2016.

To find photos from Nasdaq "Fit Week" 2015 and for upcoming photos from "Fit Week" 2016, please visit: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/fitweek1102/fitweek2016.html

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, January 8, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Contact:
Ryan O’Malley
800/877-1600 ext. 4769
media@eatright.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

Social Media:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at:

http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.

For photos from ceremonies and events visit our Instagram Page:

http://instagram.com/nasdaq

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at:

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For exciting viral content and ceremony photos visit Tumblr Page:

http://nasdaq.tumblr.com/

Webcast:
A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at eatrightPro.org.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.