Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a Title Protection State. The law states, “A person may not use the title or represent or imply that he or she has the title of licensed dietitian or provisional licensed dietitian or use the letters LD or PLD and may not use any facsimile of those titles...

North Carolina

North Carolina is a Title Protection State. The law protects the titles of dietitians and nutritionists, but holistic nutrition professionals may work within their scope of practice. The law, which went into effect on July 1st, 2018, also includes an exemption for...

New Mexico

New Mexico law licenses dietitians and nutritionists and restricts the titles “dietitian,” “nutritionist,” and “nutrition associate.” While the law protects these titles, holistic nutrition professionals may work under the exemptions or the Unlicensed Health Care...

New Jersey

New Jersey is a Title Protection State. A.1582/S.2625 was signed into law in 2019 and New Jersey is now a Title Protection State. Holistic nutrition professionals may continue to work within their scope of practice providing nutrition information to individuals and...

New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a Title Protection State. This law restricts the use of the title “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” and “LD” but has strong exemption language that allows holistic nutrition professionals to practice and provide nutrition care to individuals and...