How Do You Spell Dietician?...
Wondering whether you need to see a dietician?
No matter how you spell it...
...dietitian or dietician...
...chances are you could benefit from a one-on-one visit with a nutrition professional if you answer yes to even one of the following questions.
- Trying to lose weight?
- Having trouble eating what you know you should be eating?
- Trying to eat healthier?
- Struggling with portions and calorie control?
- Unsure of how to go about setting up a food plan?
- "Off the wagon," (the food wagon) struggling to get back on?
- In need of accountability for what you're eating?
- Curious about how to boost your metabolism?
- In need of help with healthy grocery shopping?
- Dealing with a medical condition such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, etc.?
- Dealing with multiple medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease?
- Wondering how to become a vegetarian?
- Dealing with food allergies?
- Wondering what supplements to take?
- Struggling to put together balanced meals?
- In need of quick healthy menu suggestions?
- Having trouble figuring out how to eat healthfully on-the-go?
- Trying to reduce your exposure to food-based toxins?
- Having difficulty with grocery shopping and/or cooking?
- Struggling with menu planning?
- Trying to feed a picky family?
- Curious about the proper diet for reaching your maximum athletic potential?
- Confused by the plethora of conflicting diet information?
This is a just a short list of topics you could address with a dietician (such as myself).
Want to know more?
What to expect from a one-on-one nutrition counseling session with a dietician like me.
If you want nutrition help, make sure you seek a legitimate, trained nutrition professional.
The term Registered Dietitian (that's the official spelling) or "RD" for short, can only be used by practitioners who are authorized to use the credential by the American Dietetic Association.
Individuals with the credential have completed specific academic and supervised practice requirements, successfully completed a registration examination and maintained requirements for recertification. (In other words, they're qualified.)
And here's the good news: I'm one!
Some RDs call themselves nutritionists
The definition and requirements for the term "nutritionist" vary and are not legally defined. So know this:
Someone who calls him or herself a "nutritionist" is not necessarily an RD.
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