DISCLOSURE

As a registered dietitian nutritionist and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I am bound by the Code of Ethics for the Dietetics Profession. The Code requires that I conduct myself with honesty and promote high standards of professional practice.

 

Please understand that I use evidence-based practice. While I respect the opinions of many, I am professionally and morally obligated to use critical thinking, conscientious decision-making, and a high level of scientific interpretation before I support any statement made about nutrition. As a personal side note, I went to graduate school for 3 years studying nutrition & food science, and completed over 1700 supervised practice hours in the nutrition & dietetics field, in order to earn my credentials.

That being said, I strongly encourage EVERYONE to use their own critical thinking skills about which types of nutrition professionals are qualified to provide reliable nutrition information. 

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Please read my FAQ here about the difference between a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) and someone with the title 'Nutritionist'.