Contact Us:

To make an enquiry or an appointment contact the office on: 086 087 5739

email us:

info@nutritionsolutions.ie

 

Our Locations:

Viewmount House

Viewmount Park

Dunmore Road

Waterford

 

Irishtown

Clonmel

Co. Tipperary

 

Dietician v's Nutritionist

INDI: The Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) is the professional organisation for clinical nutritionists/dietitians in Ireland. Founded in 1968, the Institute represents clinical nutritionists/dietitians throughout Ireland as well as having members world-wide.

 

MINDI: All professional medically qualified dietitians and clinical nutritionists in Ireland are members of the INDI and carry the initials MINDI after their name.  Dietitians are the only nutrition professionals to be statutorily regulated, and governed by an ethical code, to ensure that they always work to the highest standard.  Dietitians with the initials MINDI are the only nutrition professionals approved by private health insurance companies. 

 

Is the title protected by law: In the UK the title Dietitian is protected by the Health Professions Council so that only qualified practitioners who have met the education requirements can use the title dietitian.  This is soon to be the case in Ireland also.  The title nutritionist or nutrition therapist is less defined, and is not protected.  This means that anyone can call themselves a nutritionist or nutrition therapist.


How can I find a qualified nutrition professional:  Log on to www.indi.ie and select find a dietitian on the left of the homepage.


Why choose an MINDI dietitian: MINDI dietitians are the only qualified health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition problems at an individual and wider public health level. Uniquely, dietitians use the most up to date public health and scientific research on food, health and disease, which they translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices. Importantly these dietitians are covered by professional indemnity insurance, and work under a strict code of practice, ethics and confidentiality.