Career Questions tagged Nutrition

How do you become a nutritionist? What do they do in a day? What are some ways I can prepare and what classes should I take in college?

I am interested in becoming a doctor but I do not feel like I could be a physician. I think a nutritionist is the right career for me but I want to know what their job is like. #medicine #doctor #hospital-and-health-care #nutrition #dietician #food...

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Active Dec 01 at 07:31 PM

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Posted by Dinah B.’s Avatar Dinah B.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Dinah:The path to becoming a nutritionist is going to depend ...
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Tantana Scott | Business Management, Entreprenuership and customer Service Most Hospitals have volunteer programs that provides certificates at the end ...

Double Major in Psychology & Nutrition?

So, I’m a senior in college & I’m now questioning all of my life decisions. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE psychology. But I’m just now realizing throughout the years I’ve always had such a strong passion for nutrition & I don’t know what to do. My original plan was to go to grad school & get my...

#nutrition #psychology #career #confused #college-major #psychologynutrition #nutritionist #doublemajor

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Sep 11 at 11:28 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist I'm looking for a nutritionist who can find a way to ...

Which school has the best Dietetics program?

I am interested in dietetics and would like to know which school would help me the most. #nutrition...

#career-paths

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Active Sep 03 at 01:37 PM

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Posted by Katya R.’s Avatar Katya R.
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Troy Mork | Coach, Artist, Fitness Expert, Nutrition Consultant, Founder of ... Hi Katya, it's very cool that you are intrested in nutrition ...

Feeling indecisive-how'd you decide on your major?

I'm basically torn between graphic design, culinary arts and nutrition. My college doesn't offer minors. Since I took graphic design at vocational school and liked it pretty well, I'm thinking about continuing and learning more. But realistically, I don't do as much drawing as I used to,...

#majors #nutrition #school #major #culinaryarts #college #graphic-design

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Active Aug 14 at 11:12 PM

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Roland Burney | Solutions Manager Take the time to decide what you aremost passionate about and ...

What other jobs can you do with a medical doctorate degree?

I do plan on practicing medicine, but I want to know what other options are at my disposal in case that I do not want to do so anymore. #medicine #nutrition #wellbeing #opportunities...

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Active Aug 05 at 03:07 AM

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Posted by William H.’s Avatar William H.

How much flexibility would I have as a dietitian?

I got my first bachelor's degree with a pre-med intent. After research and soul-searching, however, I decided that a doctor was not the occupation for me. I learned that many of them take few, if any, nutrition courses. It seems as if many medical schools in the US train people to write...

#nutrition #dietitian #holistic #wellness

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Active Jul 27 at 08:50 PM

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What was a typical meal for a medical student during the four years of training?

Medical school is already stressful enough to maintain sanity. Add on top of that with the hassles of eating, how did you prepare meals that were healthy enough for you to maintain your health during those stressful years? Also, what did you eat during those years? #health #student #social...

#brokestudent #nutrition #school #medicine

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Active Jul 19 at 03:57 AM

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Posted by William H.’s Avatar William H.

Majors as pre-med?

So I'm going to be a freshman in college this upcoming year, and I am majoring in dietetics. I am really interested in health and medicine especially when it is food related. I love the idea of being a dietitian, but I don't think that it will be challenging enough for me to be happy. I...

#medicine #science #doctor #health #nutrition

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Active Jul 11 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Anna H.’s Avatar Anna H.
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Laura Macedo del Razo | Sr Manager C ontracts If this is really what you are passionate about then go ...

To be a Dietician, what certificates or degrees do you need?

I am interested the the field of pharmacy and lifestyle management/ nutrition. I want to combine pharmacy with nutrition in my future career. I am graduating undergraduate early so technically I will not have a major. I could get a healthy lifestyle management minor in undergraduate or look at...

#nutrition #major #management #lifestyle #certificate #healthy #dietician #registereddietician #pharmacy #foodscience #creighton #earlyassurance #healthcare #healthylifestyle #pharmacist #minor #healthadvocate

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Active Jul 02 at 06:59 PM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Alexa Welch, RDN, LD | Oncology Dietitian at The University of Iowa Health ... Hi Shayna!As of now, you need to complete an undergraduate DPD ...

Is there an area of pharmacy where you help people decrease or stop taking prescriptions by making lifestyle changes?

I am a HUGE advocate for individual healthy lifestyle management rather than fixing problems with a #pill. My #dream is to help people become their own health advocates. I want to teach people lifestyle modifications including #nutrition, #physical activity, and managing medications. I believe...

#management #lifestyle #prescriptions #pharmacy #society #medication #health #medications #medicine #pharmacist #publichealth #healthadvocate

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Active Dec 14 at 02:13 PM

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Mary Young | Pharmacist Intern Yes, clinical pharmacists do this all the time in the hospital ...

Any good jobs to do while doing a master's in nutrition?

Master's program are more expensive than undergraduate programs. And loan repayment can be annoying. What kind of job or internship would you recommend doing (if possible) while studying nutritional science for a master's degree? Also, how did you stay frugal during those times? #nutrition...

#student-debt #clinical-nutrition #finance

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Active May 10 at 03:29 AM

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Posted by William H.’s Avatar William H.

Is there a possibility for a pharmacist to specialize in nutrition or become an Registered Dietitian?

My goal is to become a #pharmacist that specializes in #healthy #lifestyle management , which would encompass managing a person's #medications along with their lifestyle and #nutritional needs. I believe that lifestyle changes can reduce and even prevent risk of diseases or health issues before...

#medicine #nutrition #dietician #pharmacy

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Active Sep 17 at 09:05 PM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Kerry Cormier | Senior Advisor, Professional and College Relations at CVS ... Absolutely! While most pharmacy programs do not have a combined degree ...

What can I do in order to prepare myself to be most successful in pursuing an Kinesiology degree?

I have a passion for fitness, science, and nutrition, which makes a Kinesiology degree prefect for me. However, I wish to begin my college career as prepared as possible, and I am curious as to what steps I need to take to be on the correct path to the degree of my dreams. #fitness...

#science #kinesiology #doctorate-degree #nutrition

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Active Apr 18 at 11:55 PM

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What is the daily life for nutritionists (inside and outside hospital settings)?

I am interested in nutrition and want to do some work in this field that does not involve just hospital work. Positions can be like manufacturing, handling, dietitian, research, supplements, etc. #nutrition #clinical-nutrition #medical-nutrition-therapy...

#diet-and-exercise

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Active Mar 19 at 01:08 AM

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Posted by William H.’s Avatar William H.
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Marcela Maltass Hello Wiliam, Thanks for getting interested in this amazing field of ...

Wondering whether or not to get certified.

I'm currently getting a master's in counseling. During my time getting my master's, health has become more important to me and has allowed me to lose a good deal of weight. I still wish to participate in my master's program, but I would also like to get certified in nutrition. I want to be able...

#nutrition #masters #niche #counseling

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Christina Squire’s Avatar Joseph Young, CRC’s Avatar Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Sherille Scott’s Avatar
Active Oct 12 at 01:28 PM

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Christina Squire | Ashford University Alumni Yes this is a great career path for you to follow. ...

Which American universities focus on nutrition in relation to neurobiology?

I am a senior high school student with a several year experience in ecological theory and ecological agriculture. My work has lead me to study how food impacts brain health and development. I already have several mentors, including a neurobiologist, and am looking for more perspectives. I have...

#nutrition #biology #ecology #neurobiology #research #college #medicine

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Active Oct 12 at 12:03 PM

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Steve Noffsinger | Plant Scientist/Breeder Check with Baylor in Texas. I have a friend who worked ...

Matching Nutrition and Psychology

I grew up in a little village called Alhuemilla, Chile. Growing up we almost never went to the store to buy food because we grew our own. Fruits and vegetables was always part of our diet. Because of this life style we never got sick from anything.I never went to a hospital. Coming to America I...

#neuroscience #psychotherapy #medical-nutrition-therapy #nutrition

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Melissa Hines’s Avatar Rocky Cheung’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Sep 08 at 04:16 AM

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Melissa Hines | ASC at PwC; Tax (QRM & SALT), Advisory ... Greetings... Let me begin with the schools. If a college/university has ...

Could I switch between two professions/jobs?

I was thinking of double majoring in nutrition and music, because I love both subjects so much and want to have both in my life. Would it be possible to switch between the two if one career path does not work out? I want to audition for a music company and be a trainee, but that would require a...

#nutrition #music-industry #career #double-major #career-choice #career-change #music #career-path

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Marilyn Balke-Lowry’s Avatar Marilyn Balke-Lowry’s Avatar Brett Pemberton’s Avatar Marilyn Balke-Lowry’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Dominique O.’s Avatar Dominique O.
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Marilyn Balke-Lowry | Artist/Owner at Imaginart; Director of College Guidance Consultants, ... Hi, In response to your comment, I would suggest that you ...

What would be the daily life of a vegan registered dietitian?

I want to become a registered dietitian when I finish college but my diet is different from the majority of the population: I am a vegan. Would I have to conform to give advice and counseling to clients who follow the standard american diet? Or could I give them advice based on studies that...

#nutrition #jobs #career #science #career-development #food #job-search

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Rosie Romo’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Susan Castillo’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Dominique O.’s Avatar Dominique O.
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Rosie Romo | Executive Chef Hello Dominique, The role of a dietician is to help people ...

I have worked with horses for 10 years now and I really want to pursue a career involving horses. What would be the best job (best salary, best job outlook, etc) in the horse field?

Like I said, I have been working with horse for about ten years now. I have always taken a special interest in all animals, but horses hold a special place in my heart. I am in high school currently and I am looking at my future career options. I want to do the best of the best jobs with...

#horses #nutrition #genetics #equine #veterinary #financial-planning #career-details

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Active Sep 18 at 04:18 PM

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Posted by Alexis M.’s Avatar Alexis M.
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Nanette Leto | Independent Veterinary Professional Veterinary Medicine with Equine emphasis is your best choice. Focus on ...

Pursuing a degree in Epidemiology - Is this possible?

Hello! I am currently a fourth year student studying Nutritional Sciences. After interning this past summer in a dietitians office, I am having second thoughts on my field of study and would appreciate some guidance or any help you may have to offer. A little bit of background info about...

#nutrition #masters-degree #nutritional-epidemiology #epidemiology

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Mikio Bohler’s Avatar Ta/MBA Francis’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Posted by Jesse R.’s Avatar Jesse R.
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Mikio Bohler | CEO at Mikios Natural Body Scrub LLC I use to work for the US CDC and this is ...

My sister is studying in class 12. After this she want to get a degree in Bachelor in Nutrition. What are the career opportunities?

Hi I am a class 9 student. Here I have a question on behalf of my sister, who just completed her +12 with Bi.P.C. She wants to pursue her Degree in B.Sc. Nutrition. What is the scope of Nutrition? #nutrition #clinical-nutrition...

#medical-nutrition-therapy

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Marcela Maltass’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Aug 16 '17 at 08:26 PM

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Marcela Maltass Hi, Aafia J. I understand your question is referring to the ...

I want to pursue my career in Culinary arts, but my mom says that men should do something sustaining like Engineering, Medicine etc. How can i convince her.

I am from India and mothers here have a very traditional approach to life. I am not sure if she will ever allow me to pursue my dreams. Please give me a solid explanation to convince her. Thank you. #chef #masters #cooking #nutrition #cooking-and-baking #cooking-healthy-meals...

#gourmet-cooking

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Harsh W.’s Avatar Harsh W.
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Jane Ellis | EMEA Talent Acquisition Program Manager I'm not an expert in this area, however I do believe ...

Can the particles of energy in food and water hold consciousness?

According to cell biology, you are what you eat. Does the vibration of energy in particles of food and water have an affect on the way my cells are composed? #doctor #nutrition #cell-biology #energy #atoms...

#consciousness

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:27 PM

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Posted by Alejandra Q.’s Avatar Alejandra Q.
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Vandana S | High Performance Coach Hello Alejandra.. That's a great question. I truly believe the particles ...

What is the best way to engage with a philanthropist?

I am interested in starting a project which integrates sustainable buisness practices, nutrition, and community involvement. #nutrition #ecology #community...

#sustainability

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 04:17 PM

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Posted by Alejandra Q.’s Avatar Alejandra Q.
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Sarah (Andersen) Koenig | Corporate Responsibility Hi there, Sounds like you have an awesome idea for a ...

How to get a head start in becoming a dietitian?

Hello, my name is Caitlin and I am going to be a sophomore in college. I just went and enrolled at Kansas state University and when I talked to my advisor she told me that this is a very competitive field. I have gone and job shadowed and I know this is exactly what I want to do. I just need...

#nutritionist #nutrition #dietitian #diet #dietetics

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Active Nov 29 at 02:09 PM

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Posted by Caitlin  M.’s Avatar Caitlin M.
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Jana Jamail | Because Health Shouldn't Break Your Bank Hi Caitlin,I started late in the nutrition game and ended up ...

How much is a nutritionist salary?

I am interested in healthy living and nutrition and I was wondering how much nutritionist make because I might consider it as a career choice #nutrition...

#financial-planning

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:44 PM

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Posted by Meghan  M.’s Avatar Meghan M.
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Archana Jain | CEC Manager at Dell Hi, Healthy living is the way to go in coming years, ...

In the future, what is the value of Nutrition Studies?

After I complete school I'm choosing studies. #nutrition #career #college #career-counseling...

#food

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Active Oct 13 '17 at 05:53 AM

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Posted by kaneez F.’s Avatar kaneez F.
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Rosie Romo | Executive Chef Kaneez, To clarify your question, I think what you are asking ...

Is a nutritional sciences major in college a strong academic program to be considered for admission into naturopathic medical school?

I plan to complete a nutritional sciences major in college to prepare for naturopathic medical school as I understand that clinical nutrition is one of the key therapies used by Naturopathic Doctors. #medicine #medical #healthcare #nutrition #alternative-medicine #nutrition #science...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar Sruthi Bhat’s Avatar
Active Mar 03 at 05:19 AM

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Posted by Rebecca V.’s Avatar Rebecca V.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Rebecca, Nutritional Sciences is a good major for someone interested in ...

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