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The Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice is responsible for protection of the public through the regulation of dietitians and nutritionists in the State of MN.  The board was established in 1995 under the authority of MN Statutes, Chapter 148, and MN Rules, Chapter 3250. 

MN Statutes define licensure and states in 148.630 (a) No person may engage in dietetics or nutrition practice unless the person is licensed as a dietitian or nutritionist by the Board.  No person may use the title “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” “nutritionist,” “licensed nutritionist, or any other occupational title using the word “dietitian” or nutritionist” unless so licensed by the board, nor shall any person hold out dietitian or nutritionist unless so licensed.


  • Protecting the public by setting standards for quality dietetic and nutrition service. 

  • Promoting public interest in receiving quality dietetic and nutrition services from competent licensed dietitians and nutritionists.

  • Protecting the public by ensuring that all licensed dietitians and nutritionists meet the educational and practical requirements specified in law. 


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