This law provides for the licensure of dietitians, and limits the practice of nutrition to only those who hold a license. Under this law, you cannot advertise or be perceived as “assessing nutritional needs of individuals and groups” etc. You also may not do or say anything that would give the impression that you are licensed, registered, or call yourself a nutritionist or dietitian.
If you are employed by certain programs or businesses as an educator, you are not restricted from providing services and information related to non-medical nutrition. This includes if you are a nutritional educator employed by a:
Furthermore, if you are a dietician serving in the Armed Forces, the Public Health Service of the United States, or the Veteran Affairs, you can provide such practice if it is related to service or employment.
Source: Tennessee Code, Title 63, Chapter 25