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true north diet

True north diet

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This map generalizes complex state laws and does not replace reading state laws. Click on individual states of interest for more detail.

Red : It is illegal to perform individualized nutrition counseling unless licensed or exempt. Effectively only RDs are eligible for licensure.
Orange : It is illegal to perform individualized nutrition counseling unless licensed or exempt. There is a non-RD pathway for licensure. Check for exemptions.
Yellow : It is legal for all to perform individualized nutrition counseling. Effectively, only RDs are eligible for state recognition.
Green : It is legal for all to perform individualized nutrition counseling; there may be restrictions on medical nutrition therapy.

Disclaimer: Neither this map nor the information on individual state pages constitutes legal or career advice. This is a preliminary interpretation of language of state statutes and regulations, and cannot substitute for legal counsel.

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