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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Since the 1940s, the diet has been touted as a way to reduce bloating and shed weight, though nutritionists today don't necessarily support those claims. Scottie Andrew, CNN, "Eating more gluten early in life is tied to children's higher risk of celiac disease, a study says," 13 Aug. 2019 However, nutritionists Health previously spoke with agree that kids can do fine consuming a diet that includes no animal products—so long as parents are vigilant about making sure their child gets all the right nutrients from other sources. Christina Oehler,, "Alicia Silverstone Says Her Son’s Vegan Diet Is the Reason for His Good Behavior—Here’s What a Nutritionist Thinks," 6 Aug. 2019 One nutritionist was interested in knowing how water could contribute to her profession. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Never heard of a water sommelier? Neither did we till we met Ganesh Iyer," 31 July 2019 Most Americans consume more added sugar, saturated fat and sodium – and fewer servings of fruits and vegetables – than nutritionists recommend. Anya Samek, The Conversation, "Selecting groceries ahead of time helps some shoppers make healthier choices," 10 July 2019 Now that the games have officially begun, nutritionists and chefs have arrived to support the team in Russia, and all precautions are being taken. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "English World Cup team refusing food from Russian room service over poisoning fears, source claims," 19 June 2018 Here's what nutritionists have to say about the trend. 1. Tehrene Firman, Redbook, "6 Reasons Why You Should Never, Ever Juice Cleanse," 1 Dec. 2017 The fight over lunch deliveries may seem minor, but the easy availability of fast food is no joke to nutritionists — especially amid the Trump administration’s drive to overturn school lunch standards put in place during the Obama administration. Elaine S. Povich,, "Students, bored by cafeteria fare, love food delivery services; schools don’t.," 1 Aug. 2019 Registered dietitian and nutritionist Susan Raatz announced the opening of a private practice at 1539 Grand Ave. Pioneer Press, Twin Cities, "Business People: HOM breaks ground on Bloomington megastore," 14 July 2019

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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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