[noo-trish-uh-nist, nyoo-]


a person who is trained or expert in the science of nutrition.

Origin of nutritionist

First recorded in 1925–30; nutrition + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a person who specializes in nutrition and the nutritive value of various foods
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Word Origin and History for nutritionist

1926, from nutrition + -ist.

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nutritionist in Medicine




One who is trained or is an expert in the field of nutrition.
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