Editor's Note: This post was originally published September 2017 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
When it comes to exciting careers, health and wellness is a fast-growing, future-proofed profession that offers a way to change people’s lives—both clients’ and your own.
A major part of that momentum is nutrition, especially as people become more interested in improving their health. With seemingly conflicting nutrition news and research, there’s a strong need for professionals who can translate complex information and deliver it in a way that’s meaningful. Best of all, choosing a career in nutrition gives you flexibility when it comes to tailoring your career, because the field has a breadth of opportunity (read our post on how to break Into the health and wellness industry here). Here’s a handful of top choices when looking at careers in nutrition: