Eating is a way of life; and it is unfortunate how many people take it for granted. Nutritionists help us not take food for granted. They provide us with counseling on where we are going wrong with our eating habits and advise us how to correct it. When an employer hires a nutritionist, he makes sure that the candidate who he is hiring has enough knowledge about the field to be able to truly help his clients. This is the prime reason for ensuring that you provide enough such information in your cover letter when you apply for a position as a nutritionist.

Nutritionists can do miracle for many people especially those with poor eating habits. Life is very busy these days; grabbing a burger and trying to pass it off as a meal is something we all do quite often. Nutritionists tell us why this is a wrong thing to do especially if done too often. They talk to us and provide us with ideas on how to improve our health through good eating habits.

The following cover letter sample will provide you with information regarding how to write one when applying for this position.


Nutritionist Cover Letter Sample


51 East Avenue Apt B
Tulsa, OK 77888
(00) 111-9999
elijah.wood @ email . com

October 10, 2013

Mr. Andrew Gabriel
Manager Human Resources
ABC Healthcare
399 Carry Way
Tulsa, OK 77901


Dear Mr. Gabriel:

Your website indicated your need for a Nutritionist at ABC Healthcare. With my Masters degree in Dietetics, current license as a Registered Dietician and one year’s experience providing counseling and clinical dietary, I am very interested to pursue my career with ABC Healthcare.

Some of my core competencies include:

✔ Well versed in providing appropriate individual and group nutrition counseling
✔ Hands-on experience in helping clients in determining nutrition goals
✔ Proficient in documenting assessment findings, counseling, and results in computer system
✔ Extremely capable of performing anthropometric and lab procedures
✔ Committed to provide innovative nutrition education

I recently wrote a paper on the relationship between genes and nutrients in the human body. This paper was published in the World Nutrition Program’s annual magazine and has been the basis of a sizable research conducted under this program.

I am especially interested in working for ABC Healthcare as I am quite impressed with the work it is doing in terms of public awareness in nutrition and I would like to be a part of it. I am enclosing my resume for your review and anticipate a meeting with you soon.

Thank you for your consideration.



Elijah Wood

Enc. Resume