This is an office visit with a healthcare provider who specializes in food and nutrition.
This is an office visit with a healthcare provider who specializes in food and nutrition. These specialists are known as nutritionists or dieticians.
Nutritionists work in many settings, including:
Some nutritionists are self-employed and have their own practices.
Your primary care physician is in the best position to coordinate your health care needs and help you make the best decisions regarding your healthcare. Therefore, it is usually best to start with your primary care provider before you see a specialist.
What questions should I ask the nutritionist?
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