What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?

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Offline Madidus_Scientia

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What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?
« Reply #1 on: 18/11/2009 20:11:54 »
Q. What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?
   
A. about $100 an hour  [:)]


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In jurisdictions such as the UK and most US states the term "nutritionist" is not legally protected.
 As a result, people who refer to themselves as "nutritionists" may have no officially recognized credentials.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutritionist

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What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?
« Reply #2 on: 18/11/2009 20:39:51 »
A dietician has to know what they are talking about.
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What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?
« Reply #3 on: 18/11/2009 21:01:42 »
Haha, I see.

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What's the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist?
« Reply #4 on: 11/01/2010 11:35:51 »
A nutritionist is a broad term that describes one who could have a degree in nutrition i.e 4-yr degree or a doctorate degree or experience in nutrition and
A registered dietitian is one who has met specific requirements that represent this title one should have at least a four-year degree in nutrition, dietetics or has completed an internship and has passed an examination.