Dietetics is the science of how nutrition affects our health. Scientific studies have shown how a change to our diet can help prevent or control a variety of health problems, including obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
There is a lot dietary and nutritional advice in the media, but not all of it is evidence based and may not be from a reputable sources. However, dietitians are the only qualified health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition problems.
These pages will explain what a dietitian does, how you train to become a dietitan and how you can find a dietitian in your area.
What is a dietitian and what do they do?
Dietitians are qualified and regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems at an individual and wider public-health level.
Details on how to qualify as a registered dietitian.
Which universities to study dietetics courses at to obtain a dietetics degree.
Search the Freelance Dietitians website to find a dietitian near you