Due to the paucity of time & fast paced lifestyle, people today often resort to unhealthy eating habits which can lead to the development of many diseases. Dietetics is the science and art of providing different kinds of food to people based on the principle of nutrition. Professionals in this area create awareness regarding healthy eating habits. They help people of different age groups, culture and also the ones suffering from different problems and diseases to form a diet plan which helps in improving their condition and quality of life. With growing needs of customers, today, there is a lot of scope in the area of nutrition and dietetics. Various fields of specialization in this area include clinical dieticians, community dieticians, management dieticians and consultant dieticians. Science subjects in the +2 level are recommended for a career in nutrition and fitness. Thereafter, one can pursue a bachelor's degree in any science related subject preferably in biology, clinical nutrition + dietetics, home science or food and nutrition. There are very good colleges all over India that provide education in this field. Dieticians can find a job in a variety of settings such as in gyms, slimming centre's, schools, hospitals, food related laboratories and research centre's in private as well as the government sector. Dieticians are much in demand in the mass media domain as they help promote the quality of life among people across regions. While most professionals work as dieticians to help people gain or lose weight, there are still many who can get into research and policy making related to different food items.
Due to the paucity of time & fast paced lifestyle, people today often resort to unhealthy eating habits which can lead to the development of many diseases. Dietetics is the...Read more
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