A Dietitian assesses dietary intake and provides nutrition advice to help people understand the impact of diet on their health and well-being. They provide support to help people increase their understanding of nutrition and hydration and feel confident with food choices helping them to live longer and healthier lives.
A Dietitian helps people to become more involved in food choices, helping a person to choose foods that are right for them and assisting them to understand how food choices affect their health. A Dietitian will support a person to eat and drink safely and teach carers how to support a person’s food and drink needs. They also provide advice on the management of some health conditions with specialist diets, manage and monitor a person’s weight and make decisions about feeding tubes if these are needed.
You might get support from a Dietitian if: