Glossary Term:

Title

dietitian or registered dietitian

Phonetic

die-</b>uh<b>-TISH</b>-un

Description

an expert in the area of food and diet. A registered dietitian (RD) has at least a bachelor’s degree and has passed a national competency exam. The term nutritionist is also used, but there are no licensing or educational requirements for using this title in most states.