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Author Topic: Wondering if others have heard about this prohibition re dietary advice (in FL)?  (Read 1333 times)

Offline betsybolster

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Holistic health coach lawsuit against state of Florida for ability to provide dietary advice - Feb 20, 2018.

Per Mercola website:
"Story at-a-glance
- The Florida Department of Health issued a cease-and-desist letter, and $754 fine, to a holistic health coach for sharing nutritional advice without a license
- She filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health, alleging that the cease-and-desist is a violation of the First Amendment
- By encouraging the passage of laws requiring that only Registered Dieticians can dispense nutritional advice, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is threatening your freedom of choice about whom you consult for nutrition and dietary advice. AND has a history of partnering with, and being sponsored by, junk food giants, including Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Mars and Kellogg"