About Us

Nutrition science is a field with unique career options. Depending on your goals and interests, your job options are pretty flexible, and it is our goal to help you make an informed decision about the next step in your professional life.

Earning a degree in nutrition science provides more than just the right credentials needed to find a job. You’ll also earn advanced standing when it comes to promotions and salary. Employers look for candidates who have the right academic background to really succeed in this field.

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We offer a variety of useful resources, from articles on degree options and careers in nutrition, to resource guides that point you to other relevant sites. Financial aid, salary, and career prospects, as well as other important topics, are addressed here, too.

Our guides are well-researched and referenced, and we stay up-to-date with industry developments and licensing requirements. You’ll also find our list of accredited degree programs useful as a starting point for a career in nutrition and dietetics.

Timeline (A Short History of Our Site)

  • November 2012: We launch NutritionScienceDegree.org and continue to build a useful resource to help support students with an interest in health and wellness.
  • December 2016: Our dynamic blogger (and registered dietician), Cindy Silver, joins the team on our NutritionScienceDegree.org blog.
  • May 2018: Our site re-design launches with fresh new content, along with updated guides and resources.

Our Site Blogger – Cindy Silver!

Cindy Silver

Cindy Silver

Cindy Silver is a registered dietitian with degrees in Biology and Food Science & Nutrition. Her wide variety of professional experiences have enriched Cindy’s career. From college teaching to food service management, to outpatient counseling, to retail food leadership, to nutrition education business owner, Cindy has embraced the excitement of an evolving food and nutrition field. Currently, she is the registered dietitian owner of Market Basket Nutrition in Winston-Salem, NC.

Cindy specializes in realistic, down-to-earth counseling and presenting, including her grocery store tours and grocery bag presentations, which are unique and fun. Cindy loves to cook, garden, swim, and travel. She lives with her husband and, for now, their son who is a new graduate of Appalachian State University, in beautiful Boone, NC.

Connect with Cindy on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Check out her website and sign up for her monthly ENewsletter, which offers good nutrition tips and recipes, to inspired everyone!

Please email us with questions: [email protected]. You can also follow us on Facebook.