— Thomas Edison
This is probably the best time to take up a career as Nutritionist as people have realized that healthy and nutritious diet boosts immunity, prevents diseases, and improves mental and physical development among other things.
Nutrition and dietetics are fields related to this food. Nutritionist uses scientific knowledge to understand the effect of nutritionist and to enhance the impact of food on health and well being on people and animals. The study the nutrients and they are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolized, stored, and eliminated by the body. Besides studying how food works in the body, nutritionists are interested in how the environment affects the quality and safety of foods, and what influence these factors have on health and disease. This field finds application in medicine, veterinary, agriculture and public health.
Nutritionists advise individuals and the community about food choices for a healthy diet. Nutritionists do this by using their extensive knowledge of the nutritive value of foods, the important nutrients required by the body at different stages of development, and the role of nutrients and diet in health and the prevention of disease.
Highly trained professionals in nutrition are needed to provide expert advice on the nutrition, safety and health benefits of foods for individuals, the community and the food industry. The study of nutrition involves the integration of basic science such as biochemistry and physiology and the latest research findings in nutrition in order to understand how the human body uses nutrients from foods to sustain life.
A nutritionist is someone who's studied nutrition and may have a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in nutrition from an accredited college. Some healthcare providers (medical doctors, osteopaths, physician assistants, chiropractors and naturopathic doctors) may be considered to be nutritionists if they've completed extra study in the area of nutrition and they may practice ""clinical nutrition."" This type of nutrition is often considered part of alternative or complementary medicine.