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Our films Food Matters, Hungry For Change and the Transcendence 1 & 2 series, contains information including data, statistics and research sourced from third parties. Food Matters International or other persons involved in the making and distribution of the film do not warrant or endorse the information and do not assume or accept any liability for the accuracy, quality, suitability, and currency of the information.
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The films and the views and statements expressed in the films are not substitutes for independent professional advice. Viewers should exercise their own care, skill and diligence with respect to the reliance and use of any information contained in the film. Viewers should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of the views and statements expressed in the films without first taking appropriate professional advice in respect of their own particular circumstances.
The films and the views and statements expressed in the films are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Viewers should always seek their own professional medical advice for any medical condition or if they think they may have a medical emergency.
Our Online Programs include information and instruction relating to wellness topics, such as diet, yoga, exercise and fitness, and personal growth and some of the products and services available through Our Website and Online Programs relate to such topics (such products and services, together with Our Website and Our Online Programs, collectively, "Our Wellness Content"). You acknowledge and agree that the following warnings and disclaimers shall apply to all of Our Wellness Content.
Before participating in any diet or exercise program or using any diet or fitness products or services that may be described and/or made accessible in or through Our Website and/or Our Online Programs, We strongly recommend that you consult with a physician or other healthcare provider. Food Matters and its staff are not licensed medical care providers, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, life coaches, first responders or any other kind of professional care provider ("Professional Care Provider") and have no expertise in advising on, diagnosing, examining, or treating medical, psychological, emotional or personal growth conditions of any kind ("Conditions"), or in determining the effect of any specific action, activity, routine or program (e.g., exercise or diet) on a medical condition or any other Condition. While some of Food Matters content providers may be Professional Care Providers, Food Matters, its staff and its content providers are not rendering professional advice of any kind to you personally, including without limitation, medical, psychological, emotional or personal growth advice, counseling, therapy, treatment or coaching ("Professional Advice"), but are merely providing general education and information to you about wellness topics. You acknowledge and agree that when participating in any diet, exercise, yoga or exercise program or other activity or program described in Our Wellness Content, and/or when using any diet or fitness products or products or services described or provided in or through Our Wellness Content, there is the possibility of physical injury, emotional distress and/or death, and you assume the risk and responsibility for any such results.
Our Wellness Content is not meant to be a substitute for Professional Advice from Your Professional Care Provider and We make no warranties, express or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, or appropriateness for any purpose of any information or content contained in Our Wellness Content. You are advised that health advice and other Professional Advice is often subject to updating and refining due to medical and other research and developments. We are committed to bringing you the most up to date information, however, We make no guarantee that the information herein is the most recent on any particular subject. You are encouraged to consult with your health care provider or other Professional Care Provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding any health condition or any other Condition that you may have before starting any yoga or other exercise program, making changes to your diet or engaging in any other activity or program described in Our Wellness Content.
You should never disregard medical or other Professional Advice or delay seeking it because of a statement you have read and/or heard in Our Wellness Content. Our Wellness Content should not be used in lieu of Professional Advice given by qualified medical professionals such as your doctor or registered dietitian or other Professional Care Provider. It is important that Our Wellness Content is used only in conjunction with qualified medical guidance and guidance provided by other applicable Professional Care Providers. If you know or suspect that you may be pregnant, have an eating disorder, have diabetes, or have any other physical, psychological, emotional or medical condition, it is imperative that you seek the advice of your doctor or other Professional Care Provider prior to using Our Wellness Content. If you experience any discomfort or pain during an activity in Our Wellness Content, such as a diet or exercise routine, you must immediately cease the activity and seek the assistance of a physician or other applicable Professional Care Provider.
Food Matters, its programs, and the presenters of those programs are not accredited or evaluated by any governmental, academic or other independent body. The completion of Food Matters programs does not convey academic credit which will be recognized or transferable to academic educational institutions. Completion of a program or course of Food Matters and any certificate or other evidence thereof provided by Food Matters may not be recognized by third-parties, including employers, governmental bodies and educational institutions, as imparting upon the participant any particular qualification, skill-set or fitness to practice or perform any particular task or profession, and Food Matters makes no representations or warranties to that effect.
Generally, Nutrition Coaches do not require a state license to practice and can be certified through private credentialing bodies such as Food Matters, although it is recommended that you should check with licensing authorities in your state and locality before offering any service to the public. The Food Matters Nutrition Coaching Program is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of nutrition, natural healing and the mind-body connection. By completing our program, you will earn the Food Matters Nutrition Coach certificate which confirms that you have successfully completed our program. Our program does not make you a state-registered, accredited, licensed or accredited practicing dietitian or nutritionist. You will need to check with state and local agencies where you conduct your business and where your clients reside to determine applicable licensing and insurance requirements.
Last updated – November 2020