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Nutrition/Dietetics studies food science and how food and nutrition impact human health and the body. It studies the effect of diet and nutrition on wellbeing, recovery, prevention of disease and management of health, including management of chronic health conditions as well as complex/high dependency health conditions. Professionals working in this area provide advice on good nutrition and food choices and implement positive dietary changes. They can adapt diets to meet individual needs and requirements, considering factors like age, weight, allergies and intolerances, and health conditions. Dietetics/Nutrition is considered an area of Allied Health and is practiced in both clinical and non-clinical settings, including aged care, community health and mental health, private practice, health policy, research, in the food services industry, or in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings.

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