nu·tri·tion·ist | \nu̇-ˈtri-sh(ə-)nist, nyu̇-\

Definition of nutritionist 

: a specialist in the study of nutrition

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Our nutritionist weighs in on one of the most popular—and longest running—weight loss plans on the market. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Oprah effect: Weight Watchers sees massive membership gain," 3 May 2018 Once, during an interview with a nutritionist, the subject of frozen meals came up. Brynn Mannino, Woman's Day, "Frozen Diet Meals Get the Thumbs-Up from Consumer Reports," 5 Jan. 2010 Man, a nutritionist is expensive, but it’s money well spent. Luke Darby, GQ, "The Real-Life Diet of Max Holloway, Whose Top-Secret Recovery Shakes Keep Him in Fighting Shape," 5 July 2018 When in doubt, nutritionist Stephanie Middleberg, RD, of Middleberg Nutrition in New York City, recommends choosing your own toppings to control the amount of sugar. Kathleen Felton,, "Yoplait Just Launched a New Line of Yogurt With a LOT Less Sugar," 19 June 2018 For now, with the peak of the hunger season still weeks away, the clinic manages the steady flow of patients, said Josephin Ruben, the head nutritionist. Megan Specia And Kassie Bracken, New York Times, "In South Sudan, a Never-Ending Hunger Season Puts Millions in Danger," 30 May 2018 Although friends who want to split the crème brûlée might object, no nutritionist will. Allure, "Do Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, or Low-Carb Diets Actually Work?," 16 May 2018 And one of her colleagues working with England’s World Cup squad said the team’s nutritionist had informed players of the potential benefits of carb rinsing in soccer. New York Times, "That Spitting Thing at the World Cup? It’s Probably ‘Carb Rinsing’," 11 July 2018 But as starting small forward on the Orlando Magic’s competitive video game team, the 23-year-old will have a personal trainer and nutritionist for the first time. Marco Santana,, "Orlando Magic Gaming pushing players' physical, mental fitness," 9 May 2018

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of nutritionist

: a person whose job is to give advice on how food affects your health


nu·tri·tion·ist | \-ˈtrish-(ə-)nəst \

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: a specialist in the study of nutrition

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