Dietitians

"What you eat is what you are" By Abbey Posewitz 3rd hour

Basic information

~ Dietitians make nutritional programs to help prevent illness by promoting healthy eating habits.


~ They also supervise the preparation and service of meals.


~ Dietitians work with doctors to plan special diets for people who have unique nutritional needs.


~ Many work 40 hours a week.


~ They stand and walk a lot.


~ Earn about $42,630 per year.


~ Have a bachelors degree and a internship


~ May need a license


~ Usually work for hospitals, schools, nursing homes, clinics, and community agencies.


~ Work with many different people.

On the job

Pros and cons

Pros- good things about being a dietitian

~ Work with people. That was a pro because then you can make friends and meet new people.

~ Pleasent working conditions, which is good because so your not working super hard (physically).

~ Work schedule is not unusual, so you don't have to worry about working holidays.

Cons- bad things about being a dietitian

~ Sometimes work with strict budgets, which is harder because normally healthier foods are more expensive.

~ Walk and stand ALOT, which can be physically exhausting.

~ Make about $42,630 per year, which is not very much.

Colleges

High School Needs

~Anatomy

~Physiology

~Biology

~Chemistry

~Statistics

~Probability.

College Needs

You can...

~ Get a Bachelor's degree in a nutrition-related program and then work a year as an intern. (Most employers prefer a Masters degree).

~ Take a instructional program called a coordinated program.


Then...
~ Dietitians then must pass a national exam to become registered. They cantake the exam after they graduate from college.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

20 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995

Dietitians in Nutrition Support

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