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What is the difference between a dietitian, food technologist and nutritionist?

What is the difference between a dietitian, a food technologist and a nutritionist and who would be the best at devising diet plans? A dietitian has at least a four-year Bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics (or graduate degree), has completed an internship and has passed a national registration exam from the Academy of Nutrition...

My daughter is starting college to become a registered dietitian. Do you know of scholarship sources?

My daughter is starting college this fall to study to be a registered dietician and we are searching for scholarship information. If you know of any sources, I would greatly appreciate any information you might have. Would suggest you contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation about dietetic scholarships. Also would suggest you contact...

Which schools in California have the best internship programs?

I am currently going to school at UC Davis and I am planning on becoming a registered dietitian. I have a couple of questions for you. I am required to do a one-year internship, do you know which schools in California have the best programs? I am very interested in nutrition and sports and would...

Do you work with athletes?

Thanks for the info. I agree that pursuing another Master's degree in nutrition would probably be my best bet. Now I have to decide if I want to pursue the masters in nutrition or look into a physical therapy degree. Both of them will help my career. I just don't know which I will...

I am an Air Force male and am thinking of a career as a dietitian. Is this a growing field?

I was wondering if you could give me some advice? I am 29 male and I am in the Air Force and I am thinking of a career as a dietitian. Is this a growing field or should I steer my focus in another direction? I am currently in Korea until November and I...

My daughter is a nutrition major. Is it a good field for the future?

I just spoke with my 21-year-old daughter who is a nutrition major at Ohio University. She is beginning her sophomore year and is wondering if she should do a dietitian major or I think it was a nutrition major that had higher levels of sciences involved. I think eventually she would like to mix...

Is there dietetics software you prefer to use?

Hello. I am a dietetics student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. For an assignment, I am supposed to find information about dietetics software. Is there a certain program that you prefer to use? What qualities does the software have that are better than others do? Any information that you can give me...

How did the dietitian profession begin? Where did dietitians first practice?

Your website is both interesting and informative. I am a Physical Therapy Assistant student doing a report on related occupations. I chose the dietitian profession, but I have not been able to find any information on the history of this area of specialty. How did the profession begin? Where did dietitians first practice? Any...

How do I find a recommended nutritionist in the San Francisco Bay area?

I am looking for a recommended nutritionist in the San Francisco Bay Area. How do I go about finding one? I would recommend you contact the California Dietetic Association or search the "find a nutrition professional" at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

What are the nutrition opportunities in the job market?

I am thinking about finishing my bachelor's degree in nutrition. I chose this field because of the growing concern I see in the public health wise, specifically medical concerns, intolerance, awareness, fitness, this whole holistic perspective and medical alternatives and in technology, production of food. I graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and...