Specific Populations



Dietitians work with people of all ages and backgrounds – issues of food and health affect us all. Some people have specific needs or circumstances that affect how they access food or how much or what kinds of food they wish to or need to eat – that’s why we’ve called them “specific populations” with whom dietitians work.

Positions and Actions

Dietitians of Canada has worked to develop and circulate resources addressing some nutrition considerations and challenges of specific populations.

For specific role papers see: