To become a member of the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND), you must first join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). When you join AND, you will select your STATE AFFILIATION. Please note that you DO NOT have to be a resident of the state that you choose for your affiliate. Upon choosing California, you will become a member of CAND and are entitled to all member benefits including access to this Members Only division of the CAND. To Join AND or to select California as your state affiliate, visit the AND Website.