The Nova Scotia Dietetic Association licenses dietitians and nutritionists in Nova Scotia. NSDA ensures dietitians and nutritionists are qualified and practice in a safe, competent and ethical manner. NSDA also addresses public complaints.
What is the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist?
In Nova Scotia, the titles dietitian and nutritionist are used interchangeably and have the same meaning. In order to use either of these titles in Nova Scotia, registration with NSDA is mandatory according to provincial law.
Is your nutrition practitioner registered with NSDA?
Click here to view a directory of dietitians and nutritionists registered in good standing with NSDA. Those registered with NSDA have completed a four-year accredited bachelors degree in dietetics, an accredited internship, have passed the national dietetics exam, and submit evidence of competency every year.
Click here to view a directory of temporary members. Temporary members have completed a four-year accredited bachelors degree in dietetics, an accredited internship, and will write the next sitting of the national dietetics exam.
Looking for reliable nutrition advice?
Search for reliable nutrition information or a consulting dietitian or nutritionist on the Dietitians of Canada website or the Dietitians Network of Nova Scotia.
Dietetic Education and Training
Click here to learn more about the qualifications of dietitians in Canada.