Monday, March 10, 2008

List #10 - Dietitian Day

Happy Dietitian Day!

You may know who your MD is but do you know about your RD? Here is some information you may not know about Registered Dietitians (RDs):

  • Registered Dietitians are the food and nutrition experts who can translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living.
  • Registered Dietitians have degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected, accredited colleges and universities, completed an internship and passed an examination.
  • Registered Dietitians use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make unique, positive lifestyle changes.
  • Registered Dietitians work throughout the community in hospitals, schools, public health clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, food management, food industry, universities, research and private practice.
  • Registered Dietitians are advocates for advancing the nutritional status of Americans and people around the world.
For more information visit the American Dietetic Association.

1 comment:

Travis said...

Well since it is Dietitian Day, thanks for your contribution in helping Americans become healthy.