Dietitians love food and our curiosity to understand the science behind it drives us. Like all regulated health professionals, we undergo comprehensive and rigorous training, both on the job and in universities. You can find us working everywhere, including in health care, the food industry, education, business, government, and many other places.
We collaborate with our patients, clients, industry and government leaders, and communities to deliver reliable, life-changing advice.
Find out more here about dietitians and the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist.
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Food labels are a very useful source of nutrition information, click here to learn how to use them when shopping.
As of December 2005, all major food companies introduced the new nutrition label on their packaged foods.
Choosing foods with health claims may help you lower your risk of these diseases when used as part of an overall healthy and well-balanced diet.
Learn more about the information found on food packaging labels such as the Nutrition Facts table, the ingredient list and nutrition claims.
Learn how to use the information on serving size, calories and how key nutrients are important to your health.
Take a closer look at the five key features of the Nutrition Facts table: Serving size, calories, % Daily Value and the nutrients you need to get more of and which nutrients you should avoid.
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