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What do Nutritionists do?

Dietitians and nutritionists plan, implement and oversee nutrition and food service programs.

How to become: Nutritionists

Dietitians require a master's or bachelor's degree in dietetics, nutrition or a related field such as food and nutritional science or biochemistry and approximately 40 weeks of supervised practicum training.

Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces for dietitians.

Membership in the national association, Dietitians of Canada, may be required for dietitians to practise.

Nutritionists usually require the same education and training as dietitians.

Registration with a regulatory body is required for nutritionists in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and (as a registered dietician-nutritionist) in New Brunswick.

Membership with the national association, Dietitians of Canada, and/or a provincial regulatory body is available for nutritionists who have the same education and practicum training as dietitians.

Where to study for a career as: Nutritionists

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

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Chemical Biology Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Chemical Biology Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

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Biochemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Biochemistry Bachelor; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biochemistry Bachelor; Honours
Biochemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

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Biochemistry Bachelor
Biochemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Biochemistry/Behavioural Neuroscience (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
Behavioural Neuroscience/Nutrition (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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