Dear aspirant Nice to see your interest to become a dietician. But i see you are currently a commerce student right? With this commerce background what influenced your mind to study dietician? Dietician is actually a science subject where as commerce is an arts subject. I am just wondering how you will cope up studying in two different streams and also i am wondering if colleges will admit you to study a dietician course with a commerce background at post graduate level. Let me explain you why you wont be suitable for a [dietician course][1]. To [become a dietician in future][2], students

3 answers Renu in Dietitian category

Hello Thank you for choosing [CareerGuide][1] and writing to us. A [Dietitian][2] is a highly recognizable career than the previous years. To become a Dietitian, one needs to have relevant qualification. 1. Should have studied Biology and Chemistry at the high school level. For this choosing PCM/ PCMB route will help. 2. Study a BSc Food nutrition and dietics degree and have obtained a minimum first class pass. Students who have not studied Biology and Chemistry at school level cannot be able to study further degrees related to Dietics at college level but may wish to consider post graduate

1 answer Aparna M Venkatesan in Dietitian category

Some more links here to refer too: [Dietician][1] [Nutritionists][2] [1]: /ask/agriculture/dietitian [2]: /ask/agriculture/nutritionists

3 answers Renu in Dietitian category

Dear Aspirant, Let me add more to gain clarity. Dieticians and Nutritionists are not same. Though the degree remain the same the profession and the role of dieticians and nutritionist differ. Dietician role is restricted to hospitals, hotels, weight lose clinics. They know more about clinical nutrition and therapeutic nutrition. A nutritionist’s role is more diverse in a way. They can move into an array of fields such as scientific research, development field (NGOs, UN organisations), food industry, health care centres, sports complex. Best Wishes, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Hello Thank you for choosing Mera career guide and writing to us. To pursue a career as a Dietitian, one needs relevant qualification. This requires to have compulsorily studied either PCM- Physics, Chemistry, Biology at high school level or the PCMB - Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology at the high school level. If you ahve studied a group that has no Biology/ Chemistry concentration then you cannot be able to study any course related to becoming a Dietician. So please ensure you definitely include Biology and Chemistry at your school level. You can study BSc food nutrition or Dietics to b

1 answer Surabhi Dewra in Dietitian category

Dear friend, many thanks for your question, here you have not mentioned your academic background and what you are doing at present. The dietician are expert in food and nutrition, they advice people what to eat, what to eat, to lead a healthy life style or achieve a specific health related goal. They work in variety of settings, from personal clinics to hospitals or to social community centers to guide the people. They also supervise meal preparation, and advice according to the age, weight and gender of the person.They prevent and treat illness by promoting healthy eating habits and recommend

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1 answer Prathamesh Kapote in Dietitian category

Diet plays a key role in the promotion of health and happiness of a person. A good and well-balanced diet improves the quality of life while a bad diet could lead to illness and diseases. Dietetics and nutritionists are experts in this field of study - while dietetics is associated with food administration, nutrition is related to the interaction of nutrients in the food. Dietitians are experts at understanding and putting into practice the scientific and medical research associated with food and health. They design various food and nutritional programs to support the promotion of health and c

1 answer Surabhi Dewra in Dietitian category

Dear Aspirant, How on earth did you feel that being a Dietician is a career for your future? Firstly in spite of being into Science stream uptil 12th, you chose to go to Commerce. Now again you wish to come back to Science field. Don't you think you are wasting too much of energy, money and time by choosing wrong things? For Dietician, your 12th PCM is of no use, since PCB is required for an entry to the Dietician course. You should have thought about this at the time you too admission to 11th Science stream, whether are you really meant and suitable for science or no. If you have shifted

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Dietitian category

Dear Student, be clear whether you wish to make your career in this field or it's just a long cherished dream with you, if you wish to excel in this field and opt as a career then you must start anew with a degree program based on your 10+2 marks, or else you may go for a diploma etc. for the same after your graduation as well. i suggest you to visit some chosen institutions' official website and get to know the requisite eligibility criteria, these institutions are - Gitam University, Vishakhapatnam,............................SRM University, Chennai,..........................Lovely Professio

2 answers Dr. Ashwani Rana in Dietitian category

Hello Shrestha, A career as a dietitian will suit you if you have an interest in people, food, health and science. I would recommend you to opt for Bsc Home Science doing Majors in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from a well-known university. Wishing you good luck.

2 answers Yesha Doshi in Dietitian category

Dear Career Aspirant Thanks for writing to www.CareerGuide.com! Dietitian Career With the urban eating habits going chaotic and fast food replacing ghar-ka-khaana, the big-town people have turned health conscious like never before. And who do they seek assistance from to keep then fit? Yes, a dietitian. Although a relatively new profession, the work of a dietitian is gaining importance with people realizing how inappropriate food intake can lead to major and at times almost fatal diseases. A dietitian promotes good health by advising food that is healthy and nutritious. As a dietitian yo

1 answer Deepali Tandon in Dietitian category

Dear Niksha, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! To become a dietician, you need to do Bsc in nutrition and dietetic course. Considering the market need, post graduation in the same field is recommended. You can opt for PG diploma course as well. After graduation, you can do 1 year Post Graduate Diploma (Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition (DDPHN).The one year DDPHN course has a compulsory three-month internship, working in a hospital under a qualified dietician. After doing Post graduation program, one can go in for course in dietics or in Food and Nutrition. You can also

2 answers Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD in Dietitian category
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