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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...

Can you suggest some practical experience in the field of dietetics before I apply for an internship?

Hi, I'm graduating from SUNY at Oneonta in May with a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree and nutrition degree. I live in the New York City area and my school did not offer an internship. I will need experience in the field of dietetics before I can apply for an internship. ...

I want a career as a zoo animal dietitian. What would my major be?

I am currently a senior in high school and am interested in pursuing a career to be an animal dietitian. My ideal working place is in a zoo composing the diets of the animals that live there and researching what different nutrients do for the health of the captive animals. What courses should I...

I am interested in pursuing a career in the field of dietetics.

I'm interested in pursuing a career in this field. Any suggestions? Any response would be appreciated. Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's home page that has lots of info.

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...

I am 39 years old. Am I too old nutrition to be in an approved program?

If you can answer this question, I would really appreciate it. I am 39 years old and have been studying nutrition in an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved didactic program for the last two years. With the amount of competition there is in the RD (registered dietitian) program, in your opinion, am I...

How do I become a dietitian? What classes do I take?

I am interested in becoming a dietitian. How can I become one? What classes do I have to take? I have a pharmacy degree right now. Can I work with that? What schools offer good programs (in California)? I would guess the jobs would be easier to find in pharmacy than dietetics in some areas of...

Where can I find a dietitian in my area?

Where can I find a dietitian in my area? You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you want (individual consultation) and area of expertise.

I am looking for a credentialed nutritionist in the southern New Jersey area

I am looking for a credentialed nutritionist in the southern New Jersey area or Ocean County area. I thank you in advance for any help you can give me. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you want (individual consultation)...

A local club is advertising they have a dietitian. The individual only has a certification in a weight loss program.

There is a local health club, advertising and verbally reporting that they have a dietitian. When specifically asked if the person was an RD, the answer was yes. With further investigation, the only background the individual has is a certification in apex weight loss program. How do we expose this club for false advertisement,...