2265-Dietitians and Nutritionists

Job Title: 

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Job Description: 

Dietitians and nutritionists assess, plan and implement programmes 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 maximise 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
  • 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 such as at scientific conferences
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Sports dietitian
Sports nutritionist
Public health nutritionist

Specific Occupations: 



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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore