nu·​tri·​tion·​ist | \ nu̇-ˈtri-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce nutritionist (audio) , nyu̇-\

Definition of nutritionist

: a specialist in the study of nutrition

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Renee Matthews is an Orlando mom of two, a nutritionist and the owner of Renee Nutrition LLC, a brand that specializes in gluten-free eating. Katie Parsons,, "Teaching kids to cook: It's never too early," 17 Apr. 2018 This multi-disciplinary approach includes psychotherapy, working with a nutritionist or doctor, and meeting with a psychiatrist as well, if anxiety and depression are contributing factors. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, "Here's How to Tell If You Have Binge Eating Disorder," 8 Feb. 2019 This team can include specialized doctors and nurses, social workers, nutritionists, and chaplains. Korin Miller, SELF, "6 Different End-of-Life Care Options to Know if You or a Loved One Is Sick," 18 Dec. 2018 Meghan Markle's first husband, Trevor Engelson, got married to Tracey Kurland, a nutritionist, over the weekend, the Daily Mail reports. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle's Ex-Husband, Trevor Engelson, Reportedly Just Got Married," 9 Oct. 2018 Although an imperfect calculation, such a modification would present an attainable goal, said Lisa Drayer, a nutritionist and author. Kevin Liptak, CNN, "Trump's weight-loss regimen: fish and half a bun," 30 May 2018 To increase her chances, Barnhill added swim workouts, a nutritionist and a sports psychologist during the offseason. Edgar Thompson,, "UF pitcher Kelly Barnhill has a complete game on, off the field," 10 May 2018 In the loftlike Manhattan waiting room of nutritionist Dana James, all is light and serene. Jancee Dunn, Vogue, "The Future of Dieting Is Here—And it Has Nothing to do With Calorie Counting," 29 Oct. 2018 Greek chef, nutritionist and health expert Stella Metsovas will appear 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Opa! Fest celebrates 25 years of Greek festivities in Troy," 19 June 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 How to pronounce nutritionist (audio) \

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: a specialist in the study of nutrition

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