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Dietitian

Last modified: August 27, 2012, 01:06 PM
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This is an ideal career for analytical and logical thinkers. Dietitians are qualified to provide expert nutrition and dietary advice to individuals and groups. You know about food and health and help people sort through the maze of nutrition information. You also have clinical training to modify diets to treat medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, gastro-intestinal diseases, food allergies and intolerances, and overweight and obesity.

Salary p/a
46k - 65k +
Qualifications
Degree
Intensity
Sitting
Demand
Growing
Travel
Low
Conditions
Indoor
Weekly Hours
40-50
Pros
  • Help those in need
  • Better understanding of nutrition
  • Many career choices
Cons
  • Not everyone will take advice
  • Community lacks knowledge of correct nutrition
  • People won’t always stay on the plan you design for them
The Bottom Line

Dietitians have years of university training and provide advice based on the latest scientific evidence. When accurate and practical advice about nutrition and diet is required, people turn to you. In today’s day and age, where the affect of nutrition on health is becomingly increasingly well-known, it is likely that the demand for dietitians will continue to grow.

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