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Dietitian Vs Dietician

Become a pro in the science of good eating

A dietician could be twisted in developing anything from a new breakfast cereal to packet soups or better intemperate-food menus. Running alongside dietetics is training for nutritionists. Historically, the footing "nutritionist" could be loosely used by anyone

Selling healthy eating in the aisles

The HyVee in Columbia, Mo., employs a dietician in a bid to explain finding healthy foods. (Jessica Naudziunas/Harvest Community Media) Walk into your neighborhood grocery store looking for sturdy food and you might get lost amid a sea of confusing

Dietician puts nutrition back into recipe favorites

By Jessica Belasco, Comestibles WRITER For dietitian Jan Tilley, good-for-you food is anything but boring with dishes such as Cajun Shrimp Pasta. Photo: Darren Abate / HC Dietitian Jan Tilley prepares cajun shrimp pasta, Monday, Nov.

Dietician offers nutritional makeovers

Paula Alflen, a registered dietician, is contribution “nutritional health makeovers” through her new endeavor called “In Taste Wellness.” “After years of raising my girls, I am now getting back to my dietetics field,” said Alflen, whose life before

Gov't nutritionists warn public vs. 'fad diets'

“The most common fad diet trends worldwide include the Ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, Atkins diet, blood type diet and many more," NNC-CAR dietician Bella Basalong told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Tuesday.

Basalong cited the USA Center for Disease Control and Prevention's definition of "fad diet" as a weight loss plan that promises quick results with short-term change in nutrition needs.

"One way to spot a fad diet is if it promises rapid weight loss in a short period of time, which sounds too good to be true. Food choices in the diet is limited on certain food or food groups, which can be difficult to sustain,” she explained.

Basalong warned that such diets promise weight loss without exercise and sound “scientific,” but are actually not supported by studies.

"Fad diets have negative drawbacks, which include occurrence of malnutrition due to certain mineral or vitamin deficiencies. It can lead to dehydration, getting tired quickly due to limited calories, and alters metabolism, which can cause serious diarrhea or constipation. It also affects emotional health due to frustration on achieving the desired weight loss," she pointed out.

weight watcher vs dietitian?

I need your opinions so I went to a dietician and she gave me a meal plan to follow I have stayed on the meal plan consistently for about a month I have lost about 3-4 pounds. She did give me this meal plan back in may but I was unable to stay on it


What difference does it make what you do if you have no intention of sticking to it?