What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist?

 

What is a registered dietitian nutritionist?

I’m so glad you’ve asked! According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:

Registered dietitian nutritionists, or RDNs, are the food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. The expertise, training and credentials that back a registered dietitian nutritionist are vital for promoting positive lifestyle choices.

When you need food and nutrition information based on fact or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease—rely on qualified professionals in the field.

Registered dietitians draw on their experience to develop a personalized nutrition plan for individuals of all ages. They are able to separate facts from fads and translate nutritional science into information you can use. A registered dietitian can put you on the path to a healthy weight, eating healthfully and reducing your risk of chronic disease.

Source: http://www.eatright.org/resource/food/resources/learn-more-about-rdns/10-reasons-to-visit-an-rdn

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