IS A REGISTERED NUTRITIONAL CONSULTANT?
Registered Nutritional Consultants (RNC's) are professionals
trained in nutrition and complementary therapies who educate
individuals and groups about the benefits of a sound nutritional
program and a healthy lifestyle to encourage the body
to achieve optimum health.
every person is biochemically unique, individual nutritional
imbalances and weaknesses must be assessed. A RNC will
recommend specific diets and nutritional support to help
their clients build and maintain well-being.
help others to make the best possible food choices. It
is important to eat a wide variety to ensure all essential
nutrients are included in the diet. A RNC will introduce
new dietary habits, incorporating the latest nutritional
breakthroughs, but it may be difficult to achieve optimal
health through food alone. In such cases, RNC's are trained
to personalize dietary supplement programs.
By Patricia Raymond, PhD, RNC
CAREER OPTIONS FOR NUTRITIONAL CONSULTANTS
expanding focus on a holistic approach to health and nutrition
will become a powerful trend in the new millennium, creating
many new job opportunities. Clearly, those who recognize
the trend at the early stages of its lifecycle will be
in the best position to prepare for the many new business
and professional openings that will profit from your nutritional
After having completed our extensive Nutritional counselling
Program you will be a highly trained practitioner who
will be qualified to work with various other heath professionals
such as: Naturopathic Physicians, Chiropractors, Homeopaths,
Medical Doctors, Herbalists, etc.
Longevity Centre does not place or guarantee employment
for its graduates. There are many employment opportunities
for R.N.C.'s or R.N.C.P.'s. Our Nutritional counselling
program has been designed to equip you for any or all
of the following pursuits: