New York

New York is a Certification State. The law provides for the certification of dietitians and nutritionists. Only a person certified in the state of New York is authorized to use the title “certified dietitian” or “certified nutritionist.” There...

Michigan

There are no restrictions on the practice of nutrition in Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (HB4688) on July 17, 2014, repealing Michigan’s Nutrition and Dietetics Licensing Law. You may provide telehealth services from the state of Michigan; however,...

Maine

Maine is a No Law/Certification State. The state of Maine enacted the Complementary and Alternative Health Care Act bill on June 11, 2019. The bill provides that a person providing alternative or complementary health care services who is not licensed under the Maine...

Colorado

Colorado has no law limiting the practice of nutrition but does limit who may call themselves a dietitian. You may not claim to be a dietitian or use any abbreviations associated with dietitians unless you have met educational and credentialing requirements. Colorado...

California

California law does not prohibit any person from providing nutrition advice. Holistic nutrition professionals may work within their scope of practice. The law does protect the titles of “dietetic technician,” “registered dietitian,”...