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Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient. Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, diet modifications and food selection and preparation. Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring. Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.

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