Dietitian Assistant

Dietitian assistants work with dietitians to create menus, select foods and prepare meals for individuals or in institutional settings. They also teach individuals how to make nutritious food choices. Learn about education options in this field here.

Inside Dietitian Assisting

Dietitian assistants, also called dietetic technicians or dietary aides, work in the food and nutrition industry under the supervision of dietitians. Primary duties of dietitian assistants include nutritional evaluation, menu planning and teaching people how to make healthy food choices. Dietitian assistants work in a variety of industries, such as healthcare, education and foodservice. Those who are compassionate, have good organizational skills and are interested in science may enjoy a career as a dietitian assistant.

Education Information

Associate degree programs exist for those who are interested in becoming dietitian assistants. Coursework includes food science, international foods, clinical nutrition and food service management. The American Dietetic Association's Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) accredits dietetic technician programs. You can learn more about nutrition and dietetic technician degree programs by reviewing the articles below.

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