According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics…
A Registered Dietitian is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including:
Earned a bachelor's degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Coursework typically includes food and nutrition sciences, foodservice systems management, business, economics, computer science, sociology, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology and chemistry.
Completed an accredited, supervised practice program at a health-care facility, community agency or foodservice corporation.
Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Completes continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration.
Approximately 50 percent of RDs hold advanced degrees.
Registered dietitians who are members of the Academy are not only food and nutrition experts—they are leaders in the field of dietetics.
The Commission on Dietetic Registration offers certificate in training programs for the weight management of adults, as well as for children and adolescents. This intensive program not only provides up to date information on current weight management strategies, but it also provides a comprehensive review of how to properly manage overweight and obese individuals in their quest for weight loss and healthier living.
You have prediabetes and want to decrease your chances of it getting worse. You recently had a baby and you aren’t sure which foods to eat to provide all the nutrients you need for healthy and adequate breastmilk. Or, you’re a busy family with different tastes and schedules and you want to make sure your nutritional bases are covered. These are just an example of what an RD can do for you.
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