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Nutritionists & Dietitians in the US: Market Research Report

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Nutritionists & Dietitians Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Wellness Services | Sep 2014

Health nut: Increases in obesity and diabetes will drive demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Nutritionists & Dietitians market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 09-14
4.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
62,629
Businesses
49,186
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As the United States has experienced a crisis in health over the past decade, with a critical obesity problem, skyrocketing levels of diabetes, heart disease and other chronic diseases, demand for the Nutritionists and Dietitians industry has increased and will continue to rise significantly. In the coming years, demand for industry services will further be spurred by a growing and aging population that increases demand for meals and nutrition counseling in nursing homes, schools, prisons, community health programs and home healthcare agencies.... 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.

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What is the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry?

This industry includes establishments of health practitioners who have a bachelor's degree, licensure, certification or registration in, and primarily advise on, matters of diet and nutrition and their effects on health. These practitioners operate private or group practices in their own offices or in the facilities of others, including hospitals or other medical centers.

Industry Products
Clinical dietitiansCommunity dietitiansManagement dietitiansConsultant dietitians
 
Industry Activities
Nutrition counselingPlanning food programs Planning nutrition programs Promoting healthy eating habits Large-scale meal planning Performing nutrition screenings


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