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Utah

Utah certifies dietitians and protects specific titles. There are no requirements in the State of Utah requiring certification to provide nutrition care and holistic nutrition professionals may work within their scope of practice if they are not using the protected titles below:

Section 58-49-9.  Use of titles by uncertified person states: “No person, without first being certified under this chapter may:

(1) assume or use the title or designation “dietitian,” “certified dietitian,” “registered dietitian,” “registered dietitian nutritionist,” the letters “C.D.,” the letter “D.,” or any other title, words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a certified dietitian, including by using any of the preceding terms with the alternative spelling “dietician”; or abbreviations, or insignia indicating or

implying that the person is a certified dietitian, including by using any of the preceding terms with the alternative spelling “dietician”; or

(2) represent in any way, whether orally, in writing, in print, or by signature, directly or by implication, that the person is a certified dietitian.

Utah Code Title 58, Chapter 49 Dietitian Certification Act, Section 9 Use of title by uncertified person

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