Definition of dietetics in English:

dietetics

Line breaks: diet|et¦ics
Pronunciation: /dʌɪəˈtɛtɪks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • The branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition.
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    • They also felt that nutrition and dietetics would have greater credibility in health care if practice were based more strongly on research.
    • Let's continue the dialogue about population health and dietetics in Practice.
    • Should we always accept positions that involve solely nutrition and dietetics, or might that restrict our practice?

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