Holistic & Homeopathic Nutritionist Careers
Areas Of Practice
According to a holistic nutrition approach, as opposed to traditional nutrition, this field focuses primarily on disease prevention. Holistic medicine has continued to increase in popularity over the past decade, and is expected to increase further into the near future. Holistic and Homeopathic Nutritionists can be found primarily in private holistic and homeopathic clinics, community support agencies, retail nutrition and wellness centers, private communities, hospitality including hotels and resorts and consulting companies.
What are the daily tasks for Holistic Nutritionists and Dietitians?
In response to a variety of health practices that have become popular including herbology, naturopathic medicine, ayurvedic philosophy, yoga and acupuncture, Holistic and Homeopathic Nutritionists have begun to gain popularity in the nutrition science fields. A Holistic or Homeopathic Nutritionist will typically provide patients with nutritional information regarding the benefits of unprocessed foods, where this type of nutrition may be available, and how to maximize the nutritional value for the individual physiology of each patient. This includes prescribing the correct amount of proteins, carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals to optimize their health.
A Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian will prescribe a diet using current latest research and professional experience to allow their patients the highest possible nutrition and physiological body functioning. A Holistic or Homeopathic Nutritionist is no different, focusing on ailments including high blood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and others. Holistic or Homeopathic Nutritionists, however, advocate the consumption of natural foods such as nuts, fruits, and vegetables in place of processed food in an effort to maximize the nutritional value for their patients.
Holistic Homeopathic Nutritionist Salaries for Nutritionist Graduates
The following table provides the national annual wage of nutritional professions as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov, 2013). The BLS does not distinguish between holistic, homeopathic or other forms of nutritionists, dietitians or food service managers. However, this salary information may be beneficial for determining what salary outlooks may be for holistic homeopathic nutritionists
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2012 -
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, Food Service Managers, May 2012 -