Definition of dietetics in English:

dietetics

plural noun

  • [treated as singular] The branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition.

    • ‘These terms relate to the application of psychological theories in the practice of dietetics.’
    • ‘All of us have been affected by the contributions that she has made to the development of professional standards for the practice of dietetics in Canada.’
    • ‘As with any specialty practice area, gaining competence in renal dietetics takes time and effort.’
    • ‘Her interests within dietetics include diabetes care, oncology, and vegetarian nutrition.’
    • ‘I am grateful for the institutions we have in Canada to advocate for, regulate, manage and support the field of nutrition and dietetics.’
    • ‘I think we should provide increased opportunities within clinical dietetics for career laddering, and not just necessarily as a way up and out of clinical dietetics.’
    • ‘With the downsizing of hospitals, I was less certain about a future in clinical dietetics.’
    • ‘Should we always accept positions that involve solely nutrition and dietetics, or might that restrict our practice?’
    • ‘Let's continue the dialogue about population health and dietetics in Practice.’
    • ‘Andrea is passionate about weight-related issues, women's health, food security, and the practice of dietetics.’
    • ‘Clinical dietetics is an evolving profession and we need to envision where we are headed.’
    • ‘They also felt that nutrition and dietetics would have greater credibility in health care if practice were based more strongly on research.’
    • ‘The latest report on the rising incidence of obesity in Canada will have a significant impact on the practice of dietetics.’
    • ‘In the nineteenth century, the new science of dietetics began to elaborate basic nutritional standards.’
    • ‘Initially there were mixed feelings in the department, but this was an exciting opportunity to impact the future of dietetics.’
    • ‘I had a passion for nutrition, but did not know enough about the role of dietitians to determine if I also had a passion for dietetics.’
    • ‘Her career goals include working in diabetes education, although she is interested in all areas of clinical dietetics.’
    • ‘Research offers an exciting future for dietetics, as there are many practice-based questions to explore.’
    • ‘A definition is needed to facilitate clear communication of the concepts inherent in a client-centred approach and to guide its implementation and advancement in dietetics.’
    • ‘I would learn all the secrets of dietetics, while growing into a well-respected health care professional.’

Pronunciation:

dietetics

/dʌɪəˈtɛtɪks/