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What are 5 duties of a dietitian?
Dietitians and nutritionists evaluate the health of their clients. And based on their findings, they advise clients on which foods to eat. Both are both experts in food and diet, and both are considered to be healthcare professions.
Where can a dietitian work?
Registered dietitians may work in a variety of settings, including (but not limited to) schools, long term care facilities, hospitals, community/public health facilities, corporate nutrition programs, the food and nutrition industry, sports nutrition, business, and research.
Why should I see a nutritionist?
If you're referred by your primary care doctor in relation to a developing condition, such as obesity, diabetes or heart disease, a nutritionist can work with you to optimize your eating to help prevent and decrease the risk of chronic diseases.