What is an Accredited Dietitian?

Accredited Dietitians must hold a university degree in dietetics which includes supervised dietetics training (i.e. dietetic placement) in various settings including but not limited to hospital, community and food service. 

Dietitians are clinically trained to provide individualized medical nutrition therapy which includes nutritional diagnosis, designing individualized meals plans, providing nutritional counselling and recommending nutritional supplements when appropriate.  Dietitians are qualified to provide nutrition services to both the healthy as well as those with chronic illnesses.