Majority of the Indian population is experiencing radical changes in lifestyle, leading to serious illnesses and lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, among myriad other health problems. The root cause of most of these issues is identified as poor diet choices and/or lack of nutrition. While people are trying all possible solutions from alternative therapies to fitness routines, it still needs the support of a good diet, since fitness is all about 80% nutrition and 20% exercise.
There has been an increasing need and demand for specialists who can help people fight these medical conditions by improving their lives through food. That is where the job of a nutritionist and dieticians comes in.
What does a nutritionist do?
A professionally trained nutritionist can
·Understand different food components and how they impact the human body
·Advise people on how to eat right and correct bad food habits
·Plan customized diets and nutritional intake for clients to help improve their health
·Guide people on planning a nutritional roadmap to achieve a specific health-related goal
·Help clients eat holistically and stay disease-free for life.
Why should I become a nutritionist?
Currently, in India, the demand for nutritionists and dieticians is on the rise and will grow in the next few years, making it a great opportunity to opt for a career in this field. As a nutritionist, you can have a huge range of employment opportunities across hospitals and healthcare facilities, schools, wellness centers, corporate institutions, research labs, fitness centers, FMCG companies, public health, and more.
Food is an integral part of living well and as a nutritionist, you can make a difference in people’s lives by guiding them on their diet and nutritional intake. It is one of the most rewarding professions, quite akin to being a medical practitioner, only more in-depth into a person’s daily food intake.
How to become a nutritionist?
A Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics at Orane International School of Beauty and Wellness can give you the perfect launchpad for starting your career as a Nutritionist. The indepth level-4 course in nutrition spans to 1 year in-class training and 3 months internship as a nutritionist. From learning the basics of food to planning diets for infancy, childhood and adults, to diet planning for special conditions like pregnancy, lactation, diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, inborn error of metabolism, and more, you will an unparallel knowledge in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
If you are pressed for time, you may kickstart your career with a short term Certificate Course in Clinical Nutrition at Orane. Call us today or drop a query for a free counselling session.