Together with a registered dietitian nutritionist, patients set nutrition goals to improve their health. Medical nutrition therapy provided by an RDN includes:
- Review of your eating habits and lifestyle.
- Comprehensive nutrition assessment.
- Personalized nutrition treatment plan.
A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements that include a bachelor’s degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; passing a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; and continuing professional education requirements to maintain registration on an ongoing basis.