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A dietitian: provides individual dietary counselling, medical nutrition therapy, group dietary therapy and food service management for appropriate nutritional intake and weight management.
A nutritionist: provides a range of evidence based nutrition services related to nutrition, public health nutrition, policy and research, and community health. There is no industry specific assessing authority that assesses the qualifications of nutritionists who are not dietitians.
The following health professionals have registered on Polio Australia's Health Professional Register: If you are on a mobile device, you may need to view this in landscape.
Can't find a health professional in your area? This list is still growing, and there might not yet be a registered health professional in your area. Please check on these peak body websites to find a health professional:
The following links will take you to external websites where you may find helpful information on this topic:
Thank you Melinda Overall from Overall Nutrition for her contribution to the information on this page.