The health, fitness and nutritional information I offer is designed for educational and resource purposes only. This information is not a substitute for, nor a replacement of, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should consult with a physician or other health-care professional. Please consult your physician or other health care professional before starting my or any other fitness or nutrition programs to determine if they are right for your needs. Do not start a fitness and/or nutrition program if your physician or health care provider advises against it.

Do not disregard, avoid or delay obtaining medical or health related advice from your health-care professional as a result of information you have obtained from me or the This Fit Chick website. I am a Certified Fitness Trainer. I am not a certified nutritionist nor am I a registered dietitian. The nutrition recommendations given in my nutrition program should serve as an outline for what I believe is appropriate for you based on my knowledge and personal experience.

The results, if any, from exercise and/or nutrition programs may vary from person-to-person. Further, engaging in any exercise, fitness or nutrition program involves risks of injury. If you choose to follow any of my fitness programs or nutrition recommendations, you acknowledge this and agree not to hold me, Carolyn McMahon, or any other persons associated with This Fit Chick responsible for any injuries or damages you may incur. I disclaim all liability for loss, injury or damages in conjunction with any content provided on my blog and in my programs and your use thereof and I do not accept responsibility for the conduct or representations of any companies, products or websites discussed or recommended on my website. The use of any information provided on this website is solely at your own risk.

California Business and Professions Code Section 2068
2068. This chapter shall not be construed to prohibit any person from providing nutritional advice or giving advice concerning proper nutrition. However, this section confers no authority to practice medicine or surgery or to undertake the prevention, treatment, or cure of disease, pain, injury, deformity, or physical or mental conditions or to state that any product might cure any disease, disorder, or condition in violation of any provision of law. For purposes of this section the terms “providing nutritional advice or giving advice concerning proper nutrition” means the giving of information as to the use and role of food and food ingredients, including dietary supplements. Any person in commercial practice providing nutritional advice or giving advice concerning proper nutrition shall post in an easily visible and prominent place the following statement in his or her place of business:

“NOTICE” “State law allows any person to provide nutritional advice or give advice concerning proper nutrition–which is the giving of advice as to the role of food and food ingredients, including dietary supplements. This state law does NOT confer authority to practice medicine or to undertake the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, or cure of any disease, pain, deformity, injury, or physical or mental condition and specifically does not authorize any person other than one who is a licensed health practitioner to state that any product might cure any disease, disorder, or condition.”

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