Nutritionist and Dietitians Board

Type of Entity : Membership Organisation (MO)
Profession : Nutritionists and Dietitians
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Location : UWI Mail Room, St Augustine, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago,
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Phone Number : (868) 000-0000
Landline Number : (868) 000-0000
Email Address : ttnutrdietboard@gmail.com

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Definition of Terms

 

Nutrition & Dietetics: The profession that is focused on the relationship between people, food, rehabilitation during illness and/or maintenance of health and wellness.

 

Nutrition: The science of food and the factors that impact on how the body uses food to attain or maintain health. Nutrition is concerned with nutrients in food and their use in body chemistry.

 

Dietetics: The study of nutrition and diet as it relates to health and disease of individuals. The study integrates and applies scientific knowledge of foods, human nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, the behavioral and social sciences, current business and foodservice systems management to attain, maintain and/or promote the health of individuals, groups and the community.

 

 

Public Health Nutrition:  The application of nutrition principles and implementation of initiatives that contribute to improving environmental determinants of dietary intake. Such initiatives are aimed at preventing nutrition-related diseases, and promoting optimal nutritional health of targeted groups or the population. Multidisciplinary and intersectoral collaboration is critical for public health nutrition practice. 

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