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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHO QUALIFIES TO BE CALLED OR PRACTICE AS A DIETITIAN

  • Registered Dietitian

  • Post Graduates in Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Graduates in Nutrition & Dietetics

Few principal subjects included in the syllabus are -

(i) Basic Nutrition (ii) Biochemistry (iii) Human Physiology

(iv) Diet Therapy (v) Clinical Nutrition (vi) Diets in Diseases

(vii) Microbiology

  • For more details, please visit the website of Indian Dietetic Association.

WHAT IS A REGISTERED DIETITIAN (RD)

RD is the most credible, skilled, and knowledgeable source for nutrition advice. They are with sound qualification who have received specialized accredited education and training. They clear RD Board Examination and get acknowledged by Indian Dietetic Association. The RD title is a differentiator for quality advice. While all Registered Dietitians are Nutritionists, not all Nutritionists are Registered, Dietitians.
For more details, please visit the website of Indian Dietetic Association.

WHY IS THE FOLLOW-UP WITH A DIETITIAN IMPORTANT

Follow-up is required for regular monitoring and assessing health improvement. It acts as a catalyst tool to set realistic health goals and sustain long-term wellness.

IS CONSULTING A DIETITIAN, A GOOD INVESTMENT FOR HEALTH

Consulting a qualified dietitian is a cost-effective investment move for long-term good health. Nutrition enables one to reduce high waist circumference and management of weight, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and other medical conditions; it can further help in reducing health complications and save money on medications and expensive medical treatment. Investing in nutrition can be a reward for your good health. Gift yourself one today!

CAN ONE MEAL PLAN PROVEN TO HAVE A GOOD RESULT, BE FOLLOWED BY ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL

As each body is different, so is the nutrient requirement of every individual. Following a tailor-made meal plan designed for your lifestyle and medical condition (if any) will help you achieve long-term health goals.

CAN A RANDOM HEALTH TIP OR INCLUSION OF ONE SPECIFIC FOOD HELP IN WEIGHT MANAGEMENT OR CONTROL HIGH BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

Management of anything, whether health or work, requires a
multi-modal approach. Similarly, to meet your health requirements, one has to have the right balance of all food groups, portion control, exercise, sleep, and mental well-being. Nutrition is a therapy in which food quantity, food combination, timing, duration of consumption, and consistency are equally important in meeting your nutrient requirements.

Consult a Qualified Dietitian.
Please verify the credentials. It is your right to ask and ensure that your nutrition is in safe hands.

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