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What to Look for in a Dietitian/Nutritionist

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Nutritionist.
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Nutritionist shaking a patient's hand.
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Choose a person that matches your personality


Graduation cap and diploma.
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Credentials are important


Personal trainer.
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All personal trainers are not dietitians/nutritionists


Nutritionist recommending supplements.
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Beware those who sell stuff


Glucose monitor.
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Special needs


Doctor talking to patients.
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Value experience


Smiling doctor holding an apple.
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Some important don'ts


Woman on a laptop eating a salad.
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Some good resources


Patient shaking a doctor's hand.
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If at first you don't succeed, try again


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”