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Arkansas licenses dietitians and protects the titles “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” and “provisional dietitian.” Holistic nutrition professionals may work with individuals and groups of people within their scope of practice.

Practitioners should note that there are penalties for violating the law,

§17-83-106. Penalties — Enforcement.

(a) Violations of this chapter shall constitute Class A misdemeanors.

(1) The Arkansas Dietetics Licensing Board shall assist the prosecuting attorney in the enforcement of this chapter.

(2) Any member of the board may present evidence of a violation to the appropriate prosecuting attorney.

Arkansas Dietetics Licensing Board Rules

Arkansas Code, Title 17, Chapter 83 – Dietitians


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