Registered Dietitian Facts
- The Only REGULATED Nutrition Professionals in Canada
- The title “dietitian” is protected by law, just like nurse or pharmacist.
- Look for these credentials – RD or PDt
- Education – Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree specializing in food and nutrition sciences
- Accredited Internship – 1250 hours of supervised, hands-on training
- RDs must pass a registration exam
- Ongoing professional development is not only a core value but a requirement.