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Created page with "(dy-eh-TIH-shun)A health professional who has special training in diet and nutrition. Dietitians advise on nutrition and healthy eating to help prevent and treat conditions, s..."
(dy-eh-TIH-shun)A '''dietitian''' or '''dietician''' is an expert health professional who has special training in [[food]] diet and [[nutrition]].Dietitians help promote good health through proper advise on nutrition and healthy eating. They often write custom [[diet]]s for people.In a medical setting they can give food supplements for those people who cannot get what they need because of swallowing problems.Dietitians want to findhelp prevent and treat conditions, cook such as food allergies and serve tastyconditions caused by diabetes, attractive and healthy food to patientsheart disease, their families and healthcare providers.<ref>{{cite web|url=|title="Dietitians and Nutritionists"|publisher=}}</ref> In many countries only people with specific degrees or certifications can call themselves dietitians. The term [[nutritionist]] is widely used as it is not controlled like the title dietitianmay provide nutritional counseling, meal planning, but the word nutritionist can be used without having the qualifications of registered dietitians.A nutritionist is not a dietitian medical nutrition therapy (such as he is not registered to a national board and does not have the same qualifications.<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=phen375|publisher=}}</ref>Dietitians are important in the medical multidisciplinary team because they are experts in nutrition and can give advice to [[Medical doctor|doctors]]special diet, [[nurse]]sdietary supplements, and other [[health care]] workers.<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=Deze domeinnaam is geregistreerd door een klant van|}}</ref>Dietitians supervise the preparation and service of food, help in researchor intravenous or tube feedings), and teach people on how to eat wellnutrition education programs.  ==References=={{reflist}} [[Category:Nutrition]][[Category:Healthcare occupations]] {{med-stub}}

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