Definition of dietitian in English:


(also dietician)


  • An expert on diet and nutrition.

    • ‘He recommended that the whole family learn about the components of a healthy diet and made a referral to the dietitian.’
    • ‘If you have concerns specific to your child's diet, talk to your doctor or a registered dietitian.’
    • ‘Nurse practitioners, doctors, dieticians and midwives can recommend people for the supplement.’
    • ‘For optimal care, a registered dietitian should perform nutrition evaluation and follow-up.’
    • ‘Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians and health educators play a valuable role in patient education.’
    • ‘Many people with Down's Syndrome benefit from specialised education, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and a dietician.’
    • ‘The hospital dietician or specialist cardiac nurse can provide dietary advice.’
    • ‘Family physicians should be able to team up with nurse practitioners, dieticians and other health experts to offer a wider range of services.’
    • ‘The clinic dietitian can give you information about improving your diet.’
    • ‘A team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists and dieticians will be on hand to closely monitor all the volunteers throughout.’
    • ‘Such a diet is a challenge to patients, dietitians, and physicians, but books of recipes help.’
    • ‘Specifically targeting children aged between ten and 15 years old, overweight children will be referred on to the new trial project by doctors, practice nurses, dieticians, health visitors and school nurses.’
    • ‘Patients will have access to interdisciplinary teams of health care professionals, which may include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians and other health care providers.’
    • ‘The contributions of clinical nurse specialists, speech and language therapists, dieticians, and prosthetics technicians are indispensable to optimal outcome.’
    • ‘We also appreciate the support of the physicians, dietitians, respiratory therapists, and nurses in the intensive care units.’
    • ‘All programs have registered nurses and many have physical therapists, exercise physiologists, registered dietitians, occupational therapists and psychologists.’
    • ‘Many eating disorder psychotherapists, dieticians and medical doctors are part of a world-wide information-sharing network.’
    • ‘A dietician and cardiac physical therapist will see you during your hospital stay.’
    • ‘Why shouldn't we see a future of public-private partnerships where supermarket nutritionists work with NHS dietitians and patients to help improve eating habits and culinary skills?’