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Doctor titles: What's the difference? The terms nutritionist and registered dietitian are often incorrectly tempered to interchangeably. A certified nutrition specialist (CNS) is … a nutrition practitioner or a woman who uses nutrition therapy to address health needs, according to clinical

Groceries hire companies to score foods' nutritional value

Groceries hire companies to score foods' nutritional value The throng, she said, also has begun staffing its stores with dietitians to help consumers tolerate NuVal, and to help with other dietary concerns. A growing number of grocers are signing up to have the foods they convinced evaluated and ranked for

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Clarendon Hills dwelling Kelly Sierra, a registered dietitian is the instructor. A cooking demonstration and aliment sampling will be included in the $55 resident ($70 nonresident) fee. The Clarendon Hills Greensward District will present an adult Flow Yoga

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Nutritionist: Infuse vitamins only under supervision

Nutritionist: Infuse vitamins only under supervision

As a Registered-Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist in Rhode Island who cannot practice without state licensure, I would like to comment on the article in last week’s Valley Breeze Living section entitled, “Drip Bar Serves Up Vitamins, Nutrients, through IV’s.” I hope readers will take particular note of the sentence which states that “since the infusions are vitamins, not medicine, the Rhode Island Department of Health does not license this establishment.”

In fact, government agencies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration highly regulate the foods we eat, but they do not regulate anything considered to be a nutritional supplement. In Rhode Island, there are more than 65 professions and/or establishments that require Department of Health licensure including your barber/hairdresser, manicurist, tattoo artist, and favorite restaurants. It is mind boggling that a company can infuse vitamins into your body through an IV without requiring a health license.

Does Illinois require licensure to become a registered dietitian?

Should be able to find that info at the government website under "licensure" or something similar.