Dietetics_Nutrition

Dietetics/Nutrition

Definition

It is the study of human nutrition. , A dietician alters their patient’s nutrition based upon their medical condition and individual needs. Dieticians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems.

Career description

Dieticians carry out the following tasks:

Jobs directly related to the degree

  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Food and Nutrition Management
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Consultant
  • Private Practice

Websites

http://www.eatright.org/

http://www.adsa.org.za/

http://dcsdnutritionservices.org/

 

Books

Nutrition: Concepts & Controversies by Frances SizerEleanor Whitney

Food politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health by Marion Nestle

People/Organisations

Dr Mehmet Oz, Ian Marber

 

Bursary Opportunities

Nestle, Unilever, Clover Bursary, HCI Foundation, HESA Commonwealth Bursaries