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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Qualifications of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

What a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Can Do for You

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Between what you hear on TV and read in the news, eating right can seem like a real challenge. But it doesn't have to be. A registered dietitian can help you weed through nutrition misinformation and provide sound, easy-to-follow nutrition advice.

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Qualifications of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Qualifications (sm)A registered dietitian nutritionist is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including Earned a bachelor's degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

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How Is an RDN Different Than a Nutritionist?

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Some RDNs may call themselves "nutritionists," but not all nutritionists are registered dietitian nutritionists. The "RDN" credential is a legally protected title that can only be used by practitioners who are authorized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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What Is a DTR?

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Dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs), are educated and trained at the technical level of nutrition and dietetics practice for the delivery of safe, culturally competent, quality food and nutrition services. DTRs are an integral part of healthcare and food service management teams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Who, what, when, where, why - frequently asked questions about registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs).

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