Nutrition of healthy persons

Description

The type of nutrition needed for healthy individuals of all ages.

Alternative labels

nutrition of people in good state of health
nutrition of healthful persons
nutrition of healthy individuals
nutrition of people in good health condition
nutrition of healthy people
nutrition of healthy person
type of nutrition of healthy person
nutrition of healthy individual

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Nutrition of healthy persons is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Dietetic technician: Dietetic technicians assist dietitians in planning nutritional programmes and in planning menus for patients as part of an overall treatment plan under supervision of a dietitian. Under supervision of a dietitian, dietetic technicians assist dietitians in patient reviews, enteral feeding discharge planning, and clinical auditing which includes nutritional screening.
Dietitian: Dietitians assess specific nutritional requirements of populations or individuals throughout their lives and translate this into advice which will maintain, reduce risk to, or restore people’s health. Using evidence-based approaches, dietitians work to empower individuals, families and groups to provide or select food which is nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable. Beyond healthcare, dietitians improve the nutritional environment for all through governments, industry, academia and research.

Optional knowledge

Nutrition of healthy persons is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Nutrition of healthy persons – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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