Dietician vs. Nutritionist

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Clarinet
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Does anyone know the difference? I'm trying to google it but I can't find anything that actually says what the difference is

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Dietitian = Legally protected medical profession. Practioners must have a BCs or equivalent qualifications in dietetics and must be registered with Health Professions Council.

Nutritionist = Arguably quacks. Anybody with a vague knowledge of food nutrition can set up shop as a "nutritionist" and give out dieting advice for money, without any formal qualifications or even training.
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nutritionist- well the genuine ones anyway are registered with the association of nutrition and have to have an accredited degree in nutrition.
a lot of people are out there giving advice but their knowledge and background may be poor (or just taught themselves off the internet!!)

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(Original post by Greenlaner)
Dietitian = Legally protected medical profession. Practioners must have a BCs or equivalent qualifications in dietetics and must be registered with Health Professions Council.

Nutritionist = Arguably quacks. Anybody with a vague knowledge of food nutrition can set up shop as a "nutritionist" and give out dieting advice for money, without any formal qualifications or even training.
(Original post by soph_0901)
nutritionist- well the genuine ones anyway are registered with the association of nutrition and have to have an accredited degree in nutrition.
a lot of people are out there giving advice but their knowledge and background may be poor (or just taught themselves off the internet!!)

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So dietitians are a more formal version of a nutritionist? Are dietitians paid better than nutritionists generally?

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http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/explore...ons/dietitian/

It has a paragraph about how Nutritionist are different
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Both broscientists
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