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22.3: Scope of Practice for Exercise Professional

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    Who can provide nutrition advice?  Most people can provide nutrition advice, to a degree.  That is the good news but you need to be careful with the advice you provide.  You cannot prescribe diets or supplements to treat medical or clinical conditions; prescribe diets to treat symptoms of medical and clinical conditions; or diagnose medical conditions.  This first reference discusses what you can and cannot do.