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The difference between a Coach, Nutritionist, and Registered Dietitian

Which type of nutrition specialist is best for you?! Who can do what in this industry? With the thousands of online coaches currently, I think it’s always helpful to brush up on the differences between “Coaches”, “Nutritionists”, and “Registered Dietitians”. All these different titles can be overwhelming and confusing, so let’s break it down!

Coaches: Usually certified by some accredited agency (such as ACE, NASM, NESTA, ISSA, or a few others). Coaches are not required to be certified, but I believe it is beneficial. Coaches are typically experts in their field (which could vary from