The Difference Between a Nutritionist and a Dietitian





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Peer Reviewed Articles and Other Sources

“Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Scope of Practice for the Registered Dietitian.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 113, no. 6, 4 Mar. 2013, doi:10.1016/j.jand.2012.12.008.

“Credentialing of RDNs and NDTRs.” EatrightPRO - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2018

Upson, Sarah. “RD or RDN: What's The Difference?” MySignatureNutrition, 2013,

Warner, Molly F., et al. “Improved Access to and Impact of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Services Associated with an Integrated Care Model in a High-Risk, Minority Population.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 118, no. 10, 17 July 2018, pp. 1951–1957., doi:10.1016/j.jand.2018.05.004.

“What Is The Difference Between A Nutritionist And A Dietitian?” Nutrition Science Degree, 2018


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