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Nutritionists & Dietitians: Market Research Report

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Nutritionists & Dietitians Market Research Report | NAICS OD5460 | Feb 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Nutritionists & Dietitians market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Growing focus on preventative care services and nutrition will strengthen demand
  • Industry growth will accelerate with the newly implemented PPACA
  • An aging population will create opportunities for industry services in institutionalized care settings
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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 operators. 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. Bec.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support and frequent referrals
  • Having a high prior success rate
  • Recommendation/accreditation from authoritative source
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total health expenditure and Number of physician visits in the Nutritionists & Dietitians industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total health expenditure
  • Number of physician visits
  • Healthy eating index
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Current Performance
  • Growing interest in nutrition spurs demand
  • Industry growth accelerates
  • Battling childhood obesity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Aging population drives opportunities and challenges
  • Healthcare reform’s focus on preventive care
  • The dietitian’s and nutritionist’s role is expanding
  • Table: Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Public Schools
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Employment & Recruiting Agencies
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Vitamin & Supplement Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Clinical dietitians
  • Consultant dietitians
  • Community dietitians
  • Management dietitians
  • Chart: Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers ages 55 and older
  • Consumers ages under 18
  • Consumers ages 35-54
  • Consumers ages 19-34
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Nutritionists & Dietitians
  • Basis of Competition
  • Marketing
  • Level and trend of competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Nutritionists & Dietitians Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total health expenditure in the US (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Baby Boomers
  • The demographic of Americans born between 1946 and 1964, accounting for a major proportion of the population.
  • Obesity
  • Obesity is having an excess proportion of total body fat. A person is considered obese when his or her weight is 20.0% or more above normal weight.
  • Preventive Care
  • Preventive care consists of measures taken to prevent diseases and better ones health.
  • Wellness Center
  • Facility for promoting healthy living and preventing illness.

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