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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 folloiwng 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? Unfortunately this list is still growing, and there might not be a register health professional in your area. Please check on these peak body websites to find a health professional:

Dietitian Association Australia
Nutrition Society of Australia


The following links will take you to external websites where you may find helpful information on this topic.

With Thanks..

Thank you Melinda Overall for her contribution to the information on this page. Overall Nutrition