[§448B-1]  Definitions.  As used in this chapter:

     "Association" means the American Dietetic Association.

     "Commission on accreditation" means the Commission on Accreditation/Approval for Dietetics Education.

     "Department" means the department of health.

     "Dietetic practice" means the integration and application of scientific principles of nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, food, behavioral, and social sciences, in managing disease, and achieving and maintaining human health throughout the life cycle.

     "Director" means the director of health.

     "Licensed dietitian" means a person who uses the title of licensed dietitian or dietitian and has been licensed to practice dietetics under this chapter. [L 2000, c 280, pt of §2]