How to become a Dietician

How to become a Dietician

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Find out how one can become a good dietician:

One should ideally take up a home science course after finishing school. It is always better to have done science in your 11th and 12th. Then you should pursue a master’s in the same course with “food science and nutrition” as your specialisation.If you are a graduate in Microbiology, Chemistry, Home Science, Hotel Management etc you can pursue a 2 year long M.Sc in Nutrition. Another option is to pursue a 1 year PG diploma course in Nutrition and Dietitics.

In order to become a registered dietician you have to clear a Registered Dietician (RD) exam that is conducted every year by the IDA (Indian Dietetic Association). This has to be followed by a 6 month long internship at a hospital recognised by the IDA.

Skills Required

  • Sound nutritional knowledge
  • Must be able to relate to all kinds of people
  • Should be very patient
  • Should be able to motivate and convince clients 
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