What is Nutritionist?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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See also: Dietitian

A nutritionist is a health specialist who devotes professional activity to food and nutritional science, preventive nutrition, diseases related to nutrient deficiencies, and the use of nutrient manipulation to enhance the clinical response to human diseases.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weight loss 3 3
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 0
Adjustment disorder 1 0
Angina pain 1 1

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nutritionist

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Nutritionist

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Nutritionist

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently using Nutritionist

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Nutritionist

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 3
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Nutritionist.