Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition - A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Why Choose a Wellness/Cardiovascular Dietitian?

A Wellness/Cardiovascular Dietitian is a registered dietitian who specializes in promoting heart health, wellness, and weight management, through preventive nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy.

 

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A Wellness/Cardiovascular Dietitian can help you:

  • lose, gain, or maintain a healthy weight
  • eat more healthfully
  • lower your cholesterol
  • manage your blood pressure
  • protect bone health
  • successfully navigate the aisles of the grocery store by knowing what to look for to make the healthiest food choices
  • promote your overall health & well-being
  • prevent or reduce your risk for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, GI and other nutrition-related diseases
  • develop a personalized eating plan for health and fitness
  • improve the health of your employees
  • develop a proactive approach to a healthy lifestyle

Dietitians specializing in the areas of Cardiovascular and Wellness nutrition may counsel individuals and families in a clinical or hospital setting; private practice office; corporate wellness, weight management, or cardiac rehab program; fitness center; research center; or military fitness program. They may also serve as a media spokesperson; speak to organizations; serve on advisory boards; consult with food companies, grocery stores or restaurants regarding healthier products or menu items; write consumer or professional educational materials; and/or create newspaper, magazine, and internet articles or blogs.

How can you locate a qualified Wellness/Cardiovascular Dietitian?