What Dietitians Do: Dietitians Week 2020

5th June 2020

Guts UK is proud to support and recognise the crucial role of dietitians within the UK, particularly for those with digestive diseases. Each year, the British Dietetic Association build the general public’s knowledge and awareness surrounding ‘What Dietitians Do’ and how they can help you.

For those struggling with digestive conditions, mastering a diet that doesn’t worsen your symptoms/condition can take much time and effort (not to mention trial and error). Diet advice for those with digestive diseases is often specific to each individual. In the UK, we can request a referral to a dietitian from our GP or gastroenterologist, particularly those with a digestive disease, although not everyone is aware of this.

Dietitians are experts in nutrition. They apply science and evidence to your personal circumstances to help you achieve the best possible outcome. Considering a range of factors, they’ll work with you towards helping you make the right food choices for you.

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