What’s a dietitian?
A nutrition expert
A dietitian is a nutrition expert who is graduate and legally accredited; a dietitian is recorded at the ministry of health register. As a healthcare professional, he/she dispenses nutritional advices and, with medical prescription, he/she plays a part into food education for patients suffering from metabolic illness or food disorders.
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Since January 2007, the dietitian is recognized as a health professional. Law No. 2007—127 defines the profession of dietitian, its methods of exercise, the issuance of the state diploma of dietitian and registration in the ADELI file.
The term “nutritionist” does not define a profession. It can be used by anyone (doctor, engineer, salesperson in specialized stores, sports coach, dietitian, etc.) with training in nutrition.