Our diet is probably the most important factor in our health. I mean that’s why they say, “you are what you eat,” right? For this reason, the nutritionist (RDN) has always been seen as a respected “wellness-sherpa,” guiding people to better health through their diets.
However, now that we all have a super-computer in our pocket to access unlimited wellness resources, is meeting in-person with a nutritionist still even necessary? Have they simply become the “travel agents” of wellness, or do nutritionists still provide value that an app simply can’t replace?
Let’s consider the importance of nutritionists in the age of apps to decide.