Interesting facts about Dietitians

  • The word Dietetics originated from the Greek word diaita, meaning ‘way of life’
  • Dietetics Day India is celebrated on 10th January nationwide by the Indian Dietetic Association(IDA)
  • Dietitians are compassionate people who translate the science of nutrition into daily advice for health promotion and disease management
  • They play a vital role in providing nutrition support for people who are or at risk of being malnourished
  • Dietitians working in hospitals or healthcare facilities are known as Clinical Dietitians
  • Dietitians help to correct the false and harmful nutrition advice that people receive from various unqualified sources
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