Nutritionist & Dietitian

Over the last few decades, there’s been a marked shift away from processed foods and a move towards a better, more balanced diet based on whole foods. We’ve seen it in the rise of local and organic eateries, grocery stores and farmers’ markets. With the ever-growing focus on health and wellness, the 

nutrition and diet industry is increasing at a fast rate. This rapid growth is creating myriad opportunities for Nutritionist & Dietitian VBOs. If you want to help people eat better and live more healthy lives, this could be the perfect VBO career path for you. 


To become a professional nutritionist and dietitian, it’s necessary to have a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition, food science or a related field. Having that foundational education will allow you to pursue certification. Beyond that, you may want to look into pursuing a master’s degree as well for further distinction.

Being a successful Nutritionist & Dietitian VBO also requires the ability to schedule and keep appointments, record and share video professionally, and market yourself to new clients. Clients can range from individuals pursuing a healthier lifestyle to healthcare professionals assisting an ill client.

Here are just a few reasons you should consider becoming a Nutritionist & Dietitian VBO:

  • You are able to help people live a better life.
  • The industry is growing at an unprecedented rate.
  • You can help raise nutrition awareness for your clients.

Here is an example of a VBO Niche for a Nutritionist/Dietitian
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Primary Niche


SUB Niche

​Helping People Lose Weight

VBO Niche

Helping People Over 40 Lose Weight With Keto

We provide some great resources to help you get up and running as a Nutritionist/Dietitian. If you have questions about becoming a Nutritionist/Dietitian VBO, feel free to head over to our Groups and ask there!


  • Meet with patients to assess their health and dietary needs.
  • Counsel clients one-on-one or in groups about the basics of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and monitoring nutrient intake.
  • Work with clients to develop a nutritious meal plan, taking dietary needs, cost, and specific preferences into account.
  • Maintain contact with clients to evaluate the effects of their meal plans, making adjustments as needed.
  • Promote healthy dietary habits by speaking to groups about the relationship between healthy eating habits and preventing or managing ailments and illnesses.
  • Advise clients and their families on diet modification, food selection, and preparing healthy meals.
  • Consult with physicians and caretakers on nutritional needs and dietary restrictions of clients.


Interpreter/Translator Pay $30-$50 an hour

Our research shows the hourly rate charged by Nutritionist & Dietitian VBOs ranges from $20.00 to $80.00. However, the majority seemed to land in the $30.00 to $50.00 per hour range. Factors affecting this variance include geographic location, experience, and level of expertise.


Rachel Hartley Nutrition

Rachel Hartley Nutrition helps people improve their relationship with food and learn to take better care of their bodies. Because we are hardwired to seek pleasure in food, Rachel doesn't just offer readers a list of foods they should and shouldn't eat. Instead, she shows readers that food contributes to the overall quality of life.

Nutrition Blog Network

Nutrition Blog Network is a collection of blogs written and published by registered dietitians. It solves a problem many people face when trying to find reliable, credible, and correct information about nutrition online. It is a site you can peruse knowing that you will get advice from trusted individuals who know what they're talking about.

The Plant-Powered Dietitian

The Plant-Powered Dietitian is a multi-award-winning blog in which Sharon Palmer posts daily on living a plant-powered life. She provides cooking tips, nutritional information, photo diaries, recipes, and more. Her focus is on creating globally-inspired recipes featuring whole plant foods.



Udemy is a great site for VBOs to sharpen their skills. Their classes typically range from $10.00 - $200.00. However, they are known to have frequent sales with virtually all lessons available for as low as $10.00.


Skillshare is an online learning community with classes in that are often helpful for VBOs focused on design, business, tech, and more.







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