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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Eating a variety of foods is the best way to get all the nutrients you need each day
You may have heard that healthy foods contain antioxidants. Read on to learn about their role in your health.
Your body uses calcium to build healthy bones and teeth. If you don’t get enough, your bones can become weak and fragile over time. Calcium also helps your heart, muscles and nerves work properly.
Read on to learn why iron matters, how much iron you need and how you can be sure you’re getting enough.
Magnesium is an important mineral that your body needs to be healthy. It helps to keep your heart healthy by working with other minerals to control blood pressure. Read on to learn more about what foods have magnesium and how much you need.
Potassium is an important mineral that your body needs to be healthy. Read on to learn more about what foods have potassium and how much you need.
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