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Texas is a Title Protection State. The Texas dietitians program licenses and regulates dietitians and requires a license to use the titles “Licensed Dietitian” and “Provisionally Licensed Dietitian” and “Registered Dietitian.”


The state of Texas protects titles; however, the law does not prevent holistic nutrition professionals from practicing within their scope of practice.

Source: Occupations Code, TITLE 3. Health Professions, Chapter 701, Dietitians. https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.701.htm


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