A registered dietitian (RD or RDN) is a food or nutrition expert that has met academic and professional requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A RD is trained to assess and evaluate individuals for all types of nutrition-related health conditions and provide high-quality education and intervention.
Q: What does a Registered Dietitian do?
A: A registered dietitian has training in nutrition on all aspects of nutrition from infants, pregnancy and breastfeeding, to the elderly.
This knowledge and training also covers a wide variety of disease states and may include specialty training and experience in the following:
Diabetes management (Prediabetes, Type 2 and Type 1, Gestational Diabetes)