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Pennsylvania allows dietitians to be licensed by the state. The law also protects the titles of “dietitian,” “registered dietitian,” “licensed dietitian-nutritionist,” and the abbreviations “RD,” and “LDN.”


Holistic nutrition professionals may practice in the state of Pennsylvania within their scope of practice. The state does not place limitations on the practice of nutrition. 

Source: http://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/Display/pacode?file=/secure/pacode/data/049/chapter21/subchapGtoc.html&d=

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