Career in Food Planning as Nutritionist

By | January 8, 2017

At present looking towards good health a better nutritionist and dietician is required.
Dietetics is science which teaches how a person can be fit and maintain good health.Nutritionist  is food planning expert. The way there is change in the eating habits of people the demand for dietetics has increased and their work is to prepare food chart according to the physical and mental balance of the person.

Types of Course :

For dietetics and nutrition there are P.G level and Graduation related many courses are available . Except this many institutes have diploma and certificate courses also. Main courses are B.SC in food and nutrition, certificate course in nutrition and child care, diploma in nutrition and health science, diploma in sports science and nutrition, M.SC in applied nutrition, P.HD. In food and nutrition, P.G. diploma in clinical nutrition etc. Many courses related to research is also available. To become dietician medical background is not required. Buts still medical students can do better in this field. If you want to make better career in this field than P.G. course is compulsory.

Qualification Required:

For Doing B.SC in nutrition and dietetics it is compulsory that student must have passed 10+2 from science stream with subjects of Biology and Home science. Course of food science is of 3 to 4 years at graduation level and of 2 years at P.G. level. If you are willing to do post graduation in dietetics then your graduation should be done any of these topics: home science, catering technology, food science, bio chemistry, agriculture, medicine etc.

Opportunities :

Food specialist are appointed at hospitals, sports club, hotels, school, health department, food manufactures etc. Except job they can also start their private practice, even teaching is also better option.

Main Institutes :

Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi.

www. ihe-du. co. in

Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad.
www. jntu.ac. in

All India Institutes of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata.
www. aiihph. gov. in

University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
www. mu. ac. in .

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