Cellular Nutritionist in Lagos, Nigeria

at Zee Global Resources

Industry
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Specialization
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Nutritionists generally work in a preventative role on a one-to-one and a group basis with patients of all ages. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Researching how the body's functions are affected by nutrient supply

Investigating the relationship between genes and nutrients

Studying how diet affects metabolism

Examining the process of nourishment and the association between diet, disease and health

Providing health advice and promoting healthy eating

Advising about special diets

Educating health professionals and the public about nutrition

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team/supporting the work of other health care professionals

QUALIFICATIONS 

 A Degree in nutritional science, dietetics, or food science; or alternatively a life sciences degree that incorporates human physiology and biochemistry. A postgraduate qualification in nutrition can be helpful and is essential for candidates without a suitable first degree in nutrition or dietetics.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS 

Teamworking skills

Keen interest in the impact of diet on health

Good interpersonal skills

Communication skills

An understanding of biochemistry or human physiology

 

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