Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics

Key Words

Diet, Health, Disease, Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutrition And Dietetics, Healthcare Professional, Career, Course, Jobs, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Cooking, Diets, Fitness, Home Science, Food Science, Hotel Management, Catering Technology, Management Dieticians, Consultant Dieticians,

Introduction of Nutrition and Dietetics

“Most of the world’s population lives in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight.” (WHO)

The health care field is growing rapidly. We have excellent job prospects in health care. India has a strong demand for health care professionals in a wide range of fields.  Dieticians or nutritionists help to promote good health by correcting the eating habits.

Nutrition and Dietetics is mainly associated with the promotion of good, clean health habits which can help to live a quality life. The focus is to educate, motivate and counsel people for a better work routine and healthy food selection. The study of nutrition involves – understanding of the components of the food, harmful reactions, digestion and body fitness.

Nutritionists and dieticians are qualified health professionals. Mainly Nutritionists and dieticians

  • Assess, diagnose, and treat health problems at the individual level at the public health level

Eligibility for Nutrition and Dietetics

1 0+2 examination in any relevant stream 10+2 in science with physics, chemistry, home science and biology as your main subjects

Courses in Nutrition and Dietetics

1. Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition (DDPHN)

2. BSc (Food & Nutrition)

3. MSc (Food & Nutrition)

4. MSc (Food & Fermentation Technology)

5. MSc – Home Science (Specialization in food science & nutrition) 6. PG Diploma in Food & Nutrition

Institutes/Universities for the course Nutrition and Dietetics

National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad

University of Health Science, Vijayawada-A P

Jawahar Lal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

Central Food Technology & Research Institute, Mysuru.

University of Mysore, Mysore.

Tamil Nadu GD Naidu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Calcutta

Indira Gandhi National Open University,        New Delhi


Name of Institutes for the course Nutrition and Dietetics with Website

1. All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health-Kolkata, West Bengal

2. Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women Mettupalayam Road, Bharathi Park Road Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu-

3. Guru Nanak Dev University Grand Trunk Road, Amritsar, Punjab

4.National Institute of Nutrition Jamia Osmania, Hyderabad,

5. Osmania University Shivam Road, Prashanti Nagar, Nallakunta Hyderabad,

6. SNDT Women’s University Vithaldas Thackersey Marg Mumbai, Maharashtra-

7. University of Agricultural Sciences Chikka Bommasandra Bangalore Karnataka-

8. Daulat Ram College 4, Guru Tegh Bahadur Road University Enclave New Delhi-

9. University of Madras University Building, Chepauk Campus Triplicane Chennai, Tamil Nadu-

10. University of Mumbai CST Road Mumbai Maharashtra- 400098

Employer/Recruiter in Nutrition and Dietetics

Food manufacturers


Private clinics,


Government departments,

Mental Health,

Learning Disabilities,

Community Health Centers, Public Health Centers,

Career and Jobs in Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutritional therapy

Food industry,

Food scientists

The workplace,


 Hospitality, Athletics,

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Resources and Reference

CBSE Compendium of Academic Courses After 10+2

India Today, Indian Express, University Websites

Rajeev Ranjan

Principal, Teacher- Trainer and Counselor

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