Treating Disease through Food with Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) or nutrition counseling as it's commonly recognized refers to the advent of nutrition based programs designed to treat a medical condition, injury or ailment.Graduates with a medical nutrition therapy degree become either a registered dietitian (RD) or dietetic technician registered (DTR) and will come face to face with patients in a medical facility trying to come to terms with a diagnosis of diabetes, post renal transplant, kidney disease or obesity.

Earning a master's degree in medical nutrition therapy will also steel you for the challenges that come from assuming a management role and provide you with an in-depth understanding of the processes involved in nutritional care and nutrient absorption.

With a master's degree in tow, a management position within a health care facility as a clinical dietetic supervisor is a distinct possibility.

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