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For Educational and Informational Purposes Only. The information contained in our website, blog, guest blogs, e-mails, videos, programs, services and/or products is for educational and informational purposes only, and is made available to you as self-help tools for your own use. You acknowledge that I am supporting you in my role exclusively as a Certified Natural Foods Personal Chef and Holistic Health Coach only. I provide information and services concerning, but not limited to, the maximizing of human health and optimizing wellness.
Not Medical, Mental Health, or Spiritual Advice. The information contained in this website or provided through our blog, e-mails, videos, programs, services or products is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment that can be provided by your own physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, therapist, mental health practitioner, licensed dietitian or nutritionist, spiritual counselor, or any other licensed or registered health care professional. In this capacity as a Certified Natural Foods Chef (for Personal and/or Meal Delivery) and Holistic Health Coach, we are not holding ourselves out to be medical health practitioners including doctors, nurses, physician assistants, mental health providers including psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, counselors, or social workers, or spiritual counselors. We are not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services or attempting to diagnose, treat or cure in any manner whatsoever any physical ailment, or any mental or emotional issue, disease or condition. Rather, we serve as coaches, educators, mentors and guides who help you reach your own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes.
Consult Your Physician or Health Care Provider. Our intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and your doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, mental health practitioner, spiritual counselor, or other health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, mental health provider, or another health care professional regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health situation, including but not limited to physical or mental health issues, possible or actual pregnancy, known or suspected food sensitivities or allergies, inflammatory conditions, dietary restrictions, or any medications you are currently taking. We advise you to speak with your own physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and/or your own mental health provider before implementing any suggestions from our website, blog, e-mails, videos, menus, programs, services and/or products about lifestyle, food, vitamins or supplements; engaging in an elimination diet, detox or cleanse; meditation or deep breathing exercises; or participating in any other aspect of a healthy eating and/or lifestyle program. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, mental health provider or other health care professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your own health care provider promptly.
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Not Evaluated by the FDA. The information contained on this website or provided through our blog, e-mails, videos, programs, services, or products has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, or to be considered medical, psychological, or spiritual advice.
Personal Responsibility. We aim to accurately represent the information provided on our website, blog, e-mails, videos, programs, services, and products. You are acknowledging that you are participating voluntarily in using our website or blog or in any of our e-mails, videos, programs, services, and/or products, and you alone are solely and personally responsible for your results. You acknowledge that you take full responsibility for your health, life and well-being, as well as the health, lives and well-being of your family and children (where applicable), and all decisions now or in the future.
No Guarantees. Our role is to support and assist you in reaching your goals, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment, and follow-through. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you accept and understand that results differ by each individual. Each individual’s health and wellness success depend on his or her background, dedication, desire, and motivation. As with any health-related program or service, your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to, your body chemistry, daily demands, energy expenditure, stage of life, individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise, and level of commitment.
Testimonials. We present real world experiences, testimonials, and insights about other people’s experiences for purposes of illustration only. The testimonials, examples, and photos used are of actual clients and results they personally achieved. Each client has approved these testimonials, examples, and photos for use in materials to speak to our program, service, and/or product capabilities, but they are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results. Rather, these client stories represent what is possible with our programs, services, and/or products. Each of these unique stories, and any and all results reported in these stories by our clients, are the culmination of numerous variables, some of which we cannot control.
Assumption of Risk. There are sometimes unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of our programs, services and/or products that cannot be foreseen that can influence or reduce results. We are not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after any of our programs, services and/or products. You understand that any private cooking class, pantry/kitchen clean-up, food shopping experience, workshop, Personal Chef service, and/or Meal Delivery service, and/or Health Coaching service is to be taken at your own risk, with no liability on our part. You understand that any food preparation (whether for immediate or later consumption); or food handling, storage, or treatment; or instructions for immediate or later use; as well as any mention of any menu, recipe, product, suggestion, or recommendation is to be taken at your own risk, with no liability on our part. You accept full responsibility for the consequences of your use, or non-use, of any information provided by us through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable), or any other person, may incur from your or their use, or non-use, of the information provided.
No Liability. We do not assume liability for any accidents, delays, injuries, illness, disease, loss or damage for any private cooking class, pantry/kitchen clean up or food shopping experience; workshop or seminar; Meal Delivery or Personal Chef or Health Coaching service; food preparation (whether for immediate or later consumption); or food handling, storage, treatment; or instructions for immediate or later use. We do not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, illness, disease, loss or damage due to any act or default of any company, organization, or person affiliated with us in any way who is engaged in rendering a service or carrying out arrangements, tours, cooking classes, food preparation, pantry/kitchen clean up, detoxes/cleanses, or educational sessions in any location; including but not limited to, any health food store, grocery store; yoga, martial arts or fitness studio; spa, cooking class, private home, restaurant, company/business, non-profit organization, school, or outdoor setting. We are not liable for your choices of food storage, handling, condiments, and/or cooking or reheating, whether in our presence or not in our presence. In the event that you use the information provided through our website, blog, e-mails, videos, programs, services, and/or products, we assume no responsibility.
Every Effort. Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through our website, blog, e-mails, menus, recipes, food instructions, food recommendations, programs, services, videos and products, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. We are not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced in our website, blog, e-mails, menus, recipes, food instructions, programs, services, videos and products. Every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up-to-date information, but because the nature of scientific research is constantly evolving, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of our content.
Release of Claims. We will not be held responsible in any way for the information that you request or receive through or on our website, blog, e-mails, menus, recipes, food instructions, food recommendations, programs, services, videos and/or products. In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on this website or blog, e-mails, menus, recipes, food instructions, food recommendations, programs, services, videos and/or products; including, without limitation, any lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, illness, physical or mental disease, condition or issue, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
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