June Alpert, Nutritionist MS, RD, CDN
WHAT IS AN RD & CDN?
Registered Dietitians & Nutritionists Bring Food & Nutrition Expertise to the Table
What is a Registered Dietitian (RD)?
Registered dietitians have completed academic and work experience requirements established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the certifying agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, Registered Dietitians have passed a professional national exam and are required to earn professional education credits to maintain registration.
What is a Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN)?
The initials CDN indicate that the Nutritionist is licensed and certified to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in New York State. Medical Nutrition Therapy is an individualized plan for healthy eating based on an individualís nutritional needs and medical history.
What services can a Registered Dietitian or Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist provide?
Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists can draw on their experience to develop a personalized nutrition plan for individuals of all ages. They translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. A Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist can guide you on the path to weight management, eating healthfully and reducing the risk of chronic disease.