Fostering the Advancement of Chiropractic

as a Science and Healing Art

The Council on Nutrition® is one of the largest academic specialty councils of the ACA. It was founded with the purpose of promoting the orderly advancement of chiropractic as a science and healing art.

It assists and cooperates with the parent organization to gather, correlate and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the use of nutrition in the practice of chiropractic. All our efforts are directed toward the benefit of our members, the profession and the public.

Our Core Functions are:

1- To encourage and promote a more advanced knowledge and use of nutrition in the practice of chiropractic.

2- To be a liaison with our teaching institutions.

3- To encourage professional consultation with members of other professions.

4- To sponsor and promote seminars and courses of study in nutrition, both separately and in cooperation with other ACA councils.

5- To be and remain a charitable organization availed only for chiropractic purposes, as provided in Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.


The Council recognizes the importance of nutrition as an adjunct in the practice of chiropractic. It has set as its primary goal, the continuing education of the chiropractic physician as it relates to clinical nutrition.The Council has instituted a series of on-going programs, which include: