Pay and Remuneration
There are also good salary scales with allowances and benefits in this profession. Girls and boys are both equally for the profession. The trainee dietitians get about Rs. 1.5 lakh to 3 lakhs per year. The regular employee dietitians get Rs. 3 lakhs to 4.8 lakhs per year depending upon the size of the organization they are working.
Dietitian is a very promising career. The students with post graduation degree in dietetics have huge job prospects in the medical field, in sports field and as an administrative dietitian. There are large number of government as well as private hospitals and nursing homes, big organisations, schools etc that require the services of dietitians.
Brenda Davis, registered dietitian/nutritionist, is both a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker.
George Eisman is considered one of the world’s foremost educators on vegetarian nutrition. He served as a faculty member in Dietetics and Nutrition at several universities and colleges and has worked in a children's hospital and a nursing home, as well as for public health agencies in USA.
John A. McDougall, MD. has been studying, writing and ""speaking out"" about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 20 years. Dr. McDougall is the founder and medical director of the nationally renowned McDougall Program, a twelve day, live-in plan.
A day in life
On a typical day a hospital based registered dietitian would review the medical record of a patient and would assess the nutritional requirements. As per the doctor’s advice would incorporate that in to the form of a soft diet or liquid diet or normal diet. They routinely interact with doctors and offer diet related advice.