2265-Dieticians and nutritionists

Job Title: 

Dieticians and nutritionists

Job Description: 

Dieticians and nutritionists assess, plan and implement programs to enhance the impact of food and nutrition on human health.


Tasks include

  • instructing individuals, families and communities on nutrition, the planning of diets and preparation of food to maximize health benefits and reduce potential risks to health
  • planning diets and menus, supervising the preparation and serving of meals, and monitoring food intake and quality to provide nutritional care in settings offering food services
  • compiling and assessing data relating to health and nutritional status of individuals, groups and communities based on nutritional values of food served or consumed
  • (d) planning and conducting nutrition assessments, intervention programmes, and education and training to improve nutritional levels among individuals and communities
  • consulting with other health professionals and care providers to manage the dietary and nutritional needs of patients
  • developing and evaluating food and nutrition products to meet nutritional requirements
  • conducting research on nutrition and disseminating the findings at scientific conferences and in other settings.
Specific Occupations: 

Consultant, dietetic (food processing)

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2081