Dietitians and Nutritionists
Nutritionists share scientific food knowledge and advice the effects of diet and nutrition on health and wellbeing. They are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage diseases.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Passionate about patient care
Should have good analytical skills to help create new diet plans
Should be able to empathise and be approachable with a patient
Confident about their knowledge and ability
Good at business administration if starting a private practice
Good collaborative skills
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Stable and sought after career
Freelance work possible
Good job option for those passionate about health, nutrition and food
Education is expensive
Long hours depending on job setting
Business management can be difficult if you start your own practice
Emotionally and physically demanding
Clients can be a challenge to work with if they are not reciprocative