Story: Health practitioners

Dietetics (3rd of 4)


Helen Reid, an Arrowtown dietitian, prepares food for a course on preserving fruit and vegetables for an adult community education course in 2009. Dietetics is the science of diet and nutritional therapy. Dietitians are experts in this field.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Health-care practice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018