A registered dietitian (RD) is a credentialed nutrition professional who is qualified to practice medical nutrition therapy. A licensed RD is able to assess and prescribe individual nutrition plans to maximize health and lower disease risk/complications.
After earning a bachelors degree, or higher, completing an intensive internship, and obtaining continuing education credits, an RD is capable of serving as a leader in nutrition education.
For more information, visit the following websites.
- UNCG Nutrition Department
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition