Nutritional Counselor and Training

What is a nutritional counselor? Well, a nutritional counselor, also known as a nutritionist, is a health professional that works in the healthcare field. This professional typically works in a: hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, or skilled nursing facility (nursing home). A nutritional counselor helps clients (i.e. patients, individuals, residents, groups, and children) develop healthy eating habits. They also develop customized diets and eating programs for those who have special dietary such as diabetes, high blood pressure, low salt and sugar.

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Nutritional Counselor and TrainerWhat is a nutritional counselor? Well, a nutritional counselor, also known as a nutritionist, is a health professional that works in the healthcare field. This professional typically works in a: hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, or skilled nursing facility (nursing home). A nutritional counselor helps clients (i.e. patients, individuals, residents, groups, and children) develop healthy eating habits. They also develop customized diets and eating programs for those who have special dietary such as diabetes, high blood pressure, low salt and sugar.

What is a certified nutritional counselor? A certified nutritional counselor is a health professional, who has successfully passed his/her certification exam(s), and fulfilled the certification requirements. Nutritional counselors seek certification as a way to reassure clients that they are trained and qualified in the nutrition field. To become a certified nutritional counselor, you must first obtain a bachelor degree in a nutrition field.

What are the Requirements for Nutritional Counselor Certification?
Educational
To become a certified nutritional counselor, you will first need to graduate from high school or obtain a GAN (Global Association for Nutrition). During high school, take as many science courses as possible. Once you have graduated from high school, enroll in a science/nutrition undergraduate (bachelor’s) program. If possible, major in one of the following fields: foods and nutrition, dietetics, clinical nutrition, or food service management. While in your degree program, you will complete coursework and an approved internship (i.e. 100 hours of supervised clinical training).

Certification

It is important to note that most states require nutritional counselors to be licensed before providing services to clients. In addition, some states only require licensure, while others require both licensure and certification in the dietetics or nutrition fields. Although rare, some states to do not require any certification or license to become a dietitian or nutritionist. Certification requirements vary from state-to-state, but most states require at least a bachelor’s degree in a nutrition-related field, along with the passing of the certification exam(s), and supervised clinical hours at an approved health facility.

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