Credible Nutrition Advice
Dietitians are accredited nutrition experts. As we are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), we are held accountable for anything we say or do. We use the best, most current evidence, where possible, to support our practice. That means you can trust us to know what we are saying about nutrition.
Trust a Dietitian
- The title Dietitian is a legally protected title.
- The minimum requirement to become a Dietitian is a BSc Hons in Dietetics, or a related science degree with a postgraduate qualification approved by the HCPC. Uniquely Dietitians are the only nutrition professionals to be statutorily regulated (by the Health and Care Professions Council) and are governed by an ethical code to ensure that they always work to the highest standard.
- The British Dietetic Association is the professional body for dietitians and runs a national campaign to promote the profession.
- Dietitians can be employed in a range of settings e.g. NHS, private practice, industry, education, research, sport, media, public relations, publishing, Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and Government. Dietitians interpret the science of nutrition into practical advice and options for clients and patients. They use the latest scientific evidence when offering advice.
- For more information about what dietitians do click here.
- And why you should trust a dietitian