Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Nutritionists and Dietitians industry has seen success as more Americans are concerned about their lifestyles. Childhood obesity rates are increasing, along with the rates of diabetes and heart disease, making this industry a hot commodity. Revenue growth will only get stronger through 2017, but the healthy-eating index will experience a dip at the beginning of the five-year period and may hinder revenue growth.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
There is generally a low level of barriers to entry for new firms. No specific barriers to entry exist in the industry other than the need to obtain state-based licenses and registration. Most states require that participants hold a license in order to practice as a nutritionist or dietitian. According to the American Dietetic Association, 35 of the 46 states with laws governing the field of dietetics require licensure. The Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) awards the Registered Dietitian credential to those who pass a certification exam after completing their academic coursework and supervised experience.
Other barriers are tied to developing a positive reputation... purchase to read more