A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who has:
- Completed a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university (some RDNs also have post-graduate degrees)
- Completed an accredited supervised practice program
- Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
- Completed continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration
Because of the education required to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, RDNs are health professionals who are best equipped to help you meet your food and nutrition goals.