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29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists
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- Dietitians and Nutritionists
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Nutrition Consultant
- Nutrition Coordinator
- Nutrition Counselor
- Nutrition Director
- Clinical Nutritionist
- Holistic Nutritionist
- Public Health Nutritionist
- Sports Nutritionist
- Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
- Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning to assist with the establishment, operation, and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
- Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
- Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
- Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
- Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
- Develop policies for food service or nutritional programs to assist in health promotion and disease control.
- Make recommendations regarding public policy, such as nutrition labeling, food fortification, and nutrition standards for school programs.
- Manage quantity food service departments or clinical and community nutrition services.
- Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
- Plan and conduct training programs in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for medical students, health-care personnel and the general public.
- Plan, conduct, and evaluate dietary, nutritional, and epidemiological research.