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Dietitian Assistance Dietitian assistants, work in the food and nutrition industry under the supervision of dietitians. Primary duties of dietitian assistants include nutritional evaluation, menu planning and teaching people how to make healthy food choices. Our dietitians here a Maxim Fitness are fully qualified licensed professionals who provide medical nutrition therapy. They create nutritional programs based on the health needs of patients or residents and counsel patients on how to lead a healthier lifestyle. Nutrition includes behaviors and social factors related to food choices. The foods we eat provide energy (calories) and nutrients such as protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals, and water. Good nutrition helps individuals achieve general health and well-being. In addition, dietary modifications might be prescribed for a variety of complaints including allergies, anemia, arthritis, colds, depressions, fatigue, gastrointestinal disorders, high or low blood pressure, insomnia, headaches, obesity, pregnancy, premenstrual syndrome (PMS),respiratory conditions, and stress. Dietitian may also be involved as a complement to the treatments of cancer, diabetes, and Parkinson's disease. Other specific dietary measures include the elimination of food additives for attention deficit hyper activity disorder (ADHD), gluten free diets for schizophrenia, and dairy-free for chronic respiratory diseases.