dietitian dietitian  /ˌdaɪ ə ˈtɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialist in the study of nutrition

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ann Gaba, a registered dietitian at New York Presbyterian Hospital, says that sometimes all it takes is a bit of fruit in a salad during a meal to curb a sugar craving.
  2. Not long ago a dietitian was that underpaid woman in the white smock who decided whether it would be peanut-butter or bologna sandwiches on the school lunch menu.
  3. The dietitian relieves the tedium of the countless hours Carey spends searching Boston and environs for a murderous abortionist.

News

  1. Organic vs. conventional produce?

    As a supermarket dietitian, I spend a great deal of time promoting a wide variety of foods and the health benefits they offer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Winona Daily News

  2. Healthy Kids Minute: Child Vegetarianism

    Michell Fullmer, Clinical Dietitian with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, talks about the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle for teens, and gives tips to ensure getting adequate nutrients from their diet.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Keep Dad Healthy on his Big Day

    Registered dietitian Becky Varner has healthy ideas for feeding dad on Father's Day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

Quotes

  1. "He cramped early in the game so that's something he needs to address with our dietitian whether he had his fluid intake right and what it was," Worsfold said. "We know he's nowhere near his peak fitness yet but to cramp that early in the...
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: John Worsfold Source: ABC Online

  2. Calvin said she thought she came across like "a dietitian in sensible shoes," and indeed, in his writings, she often was given the down-to-earth George Burns role to his wackier Gracie Allen. "She just leaned over and took off one of her...
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Calvin Trillin Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "A lot of people don't even know they can go see a dietitian," Clinton said. "They think dietitians (just) prepare menus for school."
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Bill Clinton Source: Contra Costa Times

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