from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of nutrition as it relates to health. Also called sitology.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of diet and nutrition in relation to health and disease.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That part of the medical or hygienic art which relates to diet or food; rules for diet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That department of medicine which relates to the regulation of diet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the scientific study of food preparation and intake
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Disclaimer: This suggestion is coming from a person who does not have a background in dietetics or exercise science.
The need for those experienced in dietetics as well as in medicine was immediately indicated and at that point Dr. McCreary -- an authority of international repute in dietetics -- was sent forward to survey the situation, to report and (more important) to act, so that those suffering humans might secure the maximum in hunger relief and medical attention with a minimum loss of time.
If the dietetics were appreciated but slowly, the social value of the coffee-house and the gymnasium, which were in the same building, were quickly demonstrated.
I have forwarded it to the dietetics program I attended at my university as it would be beneficial for the nutrition students to review it.
But "don't give lectures on dietetics at the dinner table," Ayoob says.
The medieval cookery that we know anything about was less concerned with gastronomy than dietetics.
I have been wanting to study nutrition and dietetics (with the aim of becoming a hospital dietician) for more than a decade.
Sarah Bolton, an Auburn University junior majoring in nutrition and dietetics and Spanish, won the 2010 Civic Literacy YouTube video contest, with her video on world hunger.
In addition, as our knowledge of nutrition expands, R.D.s are expected to follow pace; they are required to maintain current knowledge of dietetics by completing continuing education credits each year.
On the other hand, the dietetics profession is highly regulated and bound by a code of ethics.