Eating right is one of the best preventive medicines there is. But people don’t always know what’s good for them. That’s where dietitians and nutritionists come in.
These pros work closely with a wide variety of people, spreading the good word about proper nutrition. Their duties vary, depending on their job. For example, they might develop nutrition programs for hospital patients, advise clients on losing weight, or prepare reports on the benefits of dietary fiber.
Dietitians and nutritionists provide medical nutrition therapy, plan food and nutrition programs, and oversee food preparation.
Some dietitians and nutritionists combine nutritional counseling with alternative medicine, prescribing acupuncture, homeopathy, or herbal medicine.
Good at science as well as outgoing and articulate. Your work may involve public speaking as well as one-on-one counseling.
A recent university study found that iron may help make bones strong. Beef, poultry, fish, and beans are all good sources of iron.