Nutritionist in Lagos, Nigeria

Hospital & Health Care
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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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 of the job include:

  • 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.


Interested Applicants should possess a minimum of B.Sc degree in Human Nutrition or any related field.

Other qualification is an added advantage.

Key skills for nutritionists

  • 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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