dietician

A dietician is an expert in the field of food and nutrition. A dietician is like a physician for your diet.

People who study food in a scientific way are dieticians — they are experts on food and its effects. Dieticians study nutrition, which is the science that looks at what good and bad things various foods do to your body. If you need to change what you eat because of a health problem, like diabetes or obesity, you should consult a dietician. It’s also spelled dietitian.

Definitions of dietician
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n a specialist in the study of nutrition

Synonyms:
dietitian, nutritionist
Type of:
specialiser, specialist, specializer
an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning

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