Public health nutrition
Public health dietitians help groups of people to maintain or improve their health through what they eat and drink. They do this through public education on eating and drinking well. They also work with communities to improve access to healthier food.
Populations or large groups of people of all ages from infancy to old age.
Many things in our surroundings make it easier or harder to follow a healthy diet. Public health dietitians make changes to help everyone to have a healthier and more sustainable diet.
Some examples of thing public health dietitians may do include:
Many public health dietitians work for local authorities, public health departments or commissioners. Some dietitians also work in schools, prisons, workplaces, GP surgeries or children’s centres.