10 things to know if you’re thinking of training to be a dietitian

Wondering what to do after your A-levels? Thinking of a career change? Have you thought about training to be a dietitian (or nutritionist)?

This week is Dietitians Weeks and I’ve been posting about what dietitians do and why I love being a dietitian. I’ve been involved in training students for most of my 15 year career as a dietitian- in NHS posts and now as a lecturer. Here are 10 things that might help you decide whether this is the career route for you. I’ve tried to be brutally honest about what training involves so you can make an informed choice!  Continue reading “10 things to know if you’re thinking of training to be a dietitian”

10 reasons to love being a dietitian ❤️

I’ve been a registered dietitian since 2001 and I would be lying if I said I’ve loved every aspect of every job I’ve done – (today I’m only just getting home from my NHS post 3 hours later than planned due to catching up on piles of paperwork 😁) – but there are many reasons I’m thankful for finding dietetics!

In honour of dietitians week and in no particular order – here are 10 things I truly love about being a dietitian.  Continue reading “10 reasons to love being a dietitian ❤️”