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 trying to find a program that provides CNC certification, certified nutritional consultant.

I am trying to find a program that provides a certification called C.N.C. I believe that stands for Certified Nutritional Consultant which is given by I believe the American Association for Nutritional Consultants. Would you happen to have a contact, e.g. an email address, a URL or mailing address for such a program or...

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...

What does M.S., R.D. and L.D. mean?

What does M.S., R.D. and L.D. mean? MS = Masters of Science, RD = Registered Dietitian and LD = Licensed Dietitian which is required in almost all states for people who provide nutrition or dietetic services

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...

What are the advantages and disadvantages of dietitian work?

I'm a junior in high school. I have always been interested in nutrition and am now considering it as a career in the future. However, I don't know many dietitians and thought perhaps you could share with me the type of work a dietitian does; the advantages and disadvantages of your work and what...

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...

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....

How much to pay a dietitian full time to manage a program for heart disease patients?

Hello, I was just surfing the web and was wondering if you could help me. I am doing a project for a public health nutrition class and I was wanting to know how much to pay a dietitian who would work 8:30 - 5 five days a week and manage a program for heart...

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...

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