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...

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...

What is your day as a dietitian like? What do you do specifically?

This is great that I can email you and ask your opinion! I am a 19-year-old student and am finishing up my last year of high school before going into university. I originally wanted to take Applied Health and Nutrition (I am in Canada) and now I have chosen to go into nursing instead...

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...

Can you tell me about studding to become a dietitian and a list of good schools?

I have a relative that is interested in becoming a dietitian. Can you give me a basic idea of what she's in for as far as studying and maybe a site that will give me a list of good schools? Thank you. At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics read about dietitian careers where you...

My niece would like to be a sports dietitian. Could you help her achieve her dream?

Good afternoon. My 17-year-old niece would like to earn BS degree as a sport's dietitian. She lives in Dallas, Texas. Could you provide any information that would help her achieve her dream? Why not surf around the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where they have lots of info about becoming a dietitian, schools, and internships....

I am a 36 year old mom at home. Would it be too late for me to pursue a career as a RD?

I am a 36-year-old Mom at home. I do have a BS degree from a very reputable university. In your opinion would it be too late for me to pursue a career as an RD? Any advice would be very much appreciated. It would depend on what your Bachelor of Science degree is in. The...

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)...

Where can I get a referral for a dietitian?

Where can I get a referral to a dietitian? Or how can I get the track record of a specific dietitian in an area? Thanks. You can ask your doctor for a referral to a Registered Dietitian if your health insurance requires a referral prior to coverage. Or you can call your medical out-patient clinic...

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...

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