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dietician

, dietitian
a person who specializes in dietetics

dietician

[‚dī·ə′tish·ən]
(medicine)
A person trained in dietetics, or the scientific management of meals for individuals or groups.
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The ministry, he said, would look into provision of outreach support visits by dieticians to provide services at Boteti hospitals while looking into creating positions and placing dieticians in the district.
"Dieticians understand the social and emotional, as well as nutritional issues that accompany food allergies," said allergist Gailen Marshall, MD, PhD, ACAAI Fellow and Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Dieticians typically work in the clinical environment whereas nutritionists tend to operate in a less formal setting and also address broader lifestyle issues.
A good way to understand the difference is to remember that all dieticians are nutritionists but not all nutritionists are dieticians.
A Though exact requirements vary by state, dieticians are required to meet educational and practice guidelines to be licensed.
"As a dietician and a nutritionist, all the advice is completely scientific, and our work is stringently managed," she said.
The score on the tool highly correlated with dietician evaluation at 3 months: 0.771 among the first cohort of patients and 0.764 among the second group (using a Pearson's correlation coefficient area under the curve calculation).
Lisa, a dietician for 11 years, had been nominated by one of her patients.
At the event, the NBWA personnel worked to inform registered dieticians, nutritionists and others on the potential health benefits of moderate beer consumption.
This convinced her that she wanted to become a dietician.
Lindsay Oliver, consultant dietician in diabetic care for Northumbria Healthcare Trust said: "There is a chronic national shortage of dieticians and the Government does not put enough emphasis on tackling obesity.
A vegetable-based soup and salad and an entree like grilled fish, chicken, or vegetables would be a better choice, says Lisa Sasson, a registered dietician and assistant clinical professor at New York University.