Registered Dietitians are registered professionals uniquely trained to advise on diet, food and nutrition. They can separate fact from fiction, healthy eating plans from unsafe diets and translate the science of nutrition into healthy food choices.

Dietitians play a major role in health care, industry, government and education. Dietitians influence policy development; direct nutrition programs; manage quality food services; and provide information and counsel that allows clients, including the consumer, to make informed decisions about their nutrition and food choices.

Difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist
Ever wondered about the difference between a Registered Dietitian and a “nutritionist”? Here are the facts. [More]

Where do Dietitians Work?
The registered dietitian has a wide variety of career options. No longer do dietitians work solely in hospitals. RDs today can also be found in community health centres, private practice, fitness clubs, senior residences, school and university food service operations, and the food and pharmaceutical industry, to name but a few. [More]

Career Factsheets
Learn about current employment trends and future roles for registered dietitians. Aboriginal and francophone students interested in becoming a dietitian will find career information tailored to your needs. [More]