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dietician

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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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Thirty-one of the 53 full-time sports dietitians nationwide who head up the nutrition program in their athletic department qualified to participate in the study, most of them from the NCAA Power 5 conferences.
We wanted to raise the profile of the work which dietitians do to help people who are either in hospital or in the community.
It's getting harder and harder to really find something that isn't total baloney,'' said Debra Riedesel, another registered dietitian based in Des Moines, Iowa.
In order to obtain another perspective, and additional information, we wanted to find out what registered dietitians are thinking, since dietitians are often involved in developing food policy for companies and institutions.
You could consult either a dietitian or a nutritionist, depending on the kind of advice you want.
Here are some guidelines from Nowlin and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center dietitian Netty Levine on what to pack and what to leave out.
Individual dietitians who record their occupation according to their job title, for example a lecturer, sales representative, health promotion officer or public health worker, will not be classified as a dietitian unless the word 'dietitian' or 'nutritionist' is included in their occupational title.
Overall, 32% of the respondents expressed some degree of conflict about seeing a dietitian, based on the proportion who either disagreed or were neutral in response to statements such as "I would meet with a dietitian if my health care provider felt it was important" (16%) and "The decision to meet with a dietitian is easy for me to make (31%).
14] In a Contemporary Issues in Nutrition class, senior dietetics students were given the option of choosing a section in which they presented a seminar to their classmates or to local dietitians, as part of a 3 hour continuing education workshop.
Presurvey audits and educating staff on the survey process and expectations can go a long way to building confidence during the stressful times," said Anita Sigmon, consultant dietitian at Britthaven of Morganton in North Carolina.
Most of our subscribers are dietitians in consumer nutrition education.
To help patients improve their diet without taking on the role of a dietitian, dentists, like all other health professionals, must possess basic nutritional knowledge and be familiar with the physiological processes at play, as well as the effects of nutrition on the body.