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nutritionist

 [noo-trĭ´shun-ist]
a person who uses the science of nutrition to help individuals improve their health. There is often no accreditation process for nutritionists, and those using the services of one should examine his or her qualifications carefully. In contrast, a Registered dietitian (RD) has been certified as qualified by the American Dietetic Association.

nutritionist

(no͞o-trĭsh′ə-nĭst, nyo͞o-)
n.
One who is trained or an expert in the field of nutrition.

nutritionist

[n(y)o̅o̅trish′ənist]
Etymology: L, nutrire, to nourish
a professional who has completed academic degrees of BS, MS, EdD, or PhD in foods and nutrition.

nutritionist

Dietitian, see there.

nu·tri·tion·ist

(nū-trishŏn-ist)
A health care specialist who concentrates on the body's requirements for particular foods, liquids, and nutrients to keep it in homeostasis.

nutritionist

A person who specializes in the study of NUTRITION and especially in the applications of the principles of nutrition in the maintenance of health and the treatment of disease.
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