I work in corporate health and fitness. Would I need / want to pursue my RD?

I am 3/4 of the way through my Master's program in Applied Physiology and Nutrition at Columbia University. I have my bachelor's in nutrition. I currently work in corporate health and fitness and am wondering how to decide whether or not I need/want to pursue my R.D. What are the pros and cons? I...

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...

I am a student majoring in dietetics and have never talked to a dietitian.

HI, I am a student and I am majoring in dietetics. We are supposed to do this interview assignment. It isn't for a job, but just for the information. If you have time, I would greatly appreciate it if you could answer the following questions. Basically, I want to find out if this is...

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)...

I graduated as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. What do I have to do to work as a dietitian in the US?

I have graduated this year as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. At the moment I am studying Masters of Science in International Nutrition and Food Processing. While I was searching on the Internet I came across your website. I have been always interested in a dietitian's job in the United States. Thus I...

What do dietitians and nutritionists do, their schooling, etc?

I'm doing a school project or report on dietitians and nutritionist. If you could send me information on what they do, their schooling and just about everything you have on them I would really appreciate it. All the stuff on the internet is stuff on how to lose weight or what's the right stuff...

I have a master’s degree in exercise physiology. How do I start to expand my knowledge in nutrition?

I have a master's degree in exercise physiology and wanted to expand my knowledge base more on nutrition. Could you tell me how I need to start? I am not sure if I need to look at a Registered Dietitian degree or what the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian is? Thanks...

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.

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...

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,...

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