Bachelor of Science(Food Nutrition and Dietetics) and Potential Areas of Employment

Nutrition and dietics are interdisciplinary fields.

Nutrition is the study of food intake and its influence on health and well-ness of the consumer. It explores nutrients required in the diet, their physiological fuction and the related consequences when the body is deprived of them. Dietitians manage the preparation and service of food, engage in education and research and develop modified diets.

The course therefore prepares nutritionists and dietitians who can offer their services in a number of capacities i.e
  • Dietetics in hospitals and nursing homes
  • Nutrionists in the food industry
  • Sports nutritionists
  • Nutrition consultants on private practice
Dietitians expertise in nutrition is often solicited in mainstream media where they give expert opinion e.g 'Slim Possible' reality show aired on Citizen TV . They also author nutrition books.

The course is offered in the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University among many others
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