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The intent of any training, classes, coaching, Q&A whether live or recorded is purely educational and designed to follow the functional medicine & nutrition principles of supporting the natural physiological and biochemical processes of the human body.

Functional Medicine Academy, Inc (including FM Academy, FM LabDx, FM Network) is not a medical office and does not accept insurance nor take patients. It is an educational, training and event company. As always, perform your due diligence. Always practice only up to the scope of your license in accordance with local, state and federal/national laws regardless of information presented as there are a wide range of practitioners and various licenses in class & online.

The FMA and associated seminars, the contents of the slides, binders and any information Dr. Brandy Zachary, DC, IFMCP provides is intended for healthcare practitioners and is for educational purposes only. All information is holistic in nature, focusing on the natural physiological properties of the human body with the intent to support the body with quality food, nutrition and lifestyle modifications. This is not intended to be considered a complete or comprehensive training on all subjects mentioned and it is understood that each audience member has already received medical and/or nutrition training and will continue receiving any necessary training to remain competent in their field.

None of the information taught in any of Dr. Zachary’s seminars has been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) or any other medical body. She does not aim to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The contents is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Practitioners must always use their own discretion, perform their own research, rely on their own clinical experience and practice according to their scope of practice and the limits of their license.

Any other end users reading or experiencing the seminars need to not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have, and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. Always consult with your medical practitioner before changing your diet or consuming any supplementation or herbs, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition.

Dr. Zachary has no financial incentive to endorse any type of food, nutrient, supplementation, herb, nutraceutical, medication, specific product, therapeutic modality or lifestyle changes that may be mentioned within the seminar training and will share from the perspective of what she has seen in her clinical practice or through educational efforts. It is the responsibility of each attendee, reader, listener or viewer to perform their own research regarding any clinical or supplemental recommendations and then, and only then, exercise use if appropriate. Occasionally she may share an affiliate link (particularly if it offers a discount to an FMA member) and you may choose to use the affiliate link (which may result in a commission to FMA) or to go directly to the website, service, or provider shared. Use your own discretion and due diligence when researching any services or products whether recommended by FMA or not.

Brandy Zachary is a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), is not a medical doctor (MD) and doesn’t diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Reading the Functional Medicine Academy website does not mean that you are a patient of Dr. Zachary or Body Love Cafe, it does not mean you are a coaching client of Dr. Zachary or Functional Medicine Academy.

All members, practitioners or patients working with Dr. Z needs to consult their membership agreement for the full terms of their contract & professional relationship.

All individuals need to remember to consult your medical doctor when making any changes to your diet, prescription medications, lifestyle or exercise activities, and to go to urgent care, ER, or call 911 if experiencing a health crisis, emergency, or life-threatening illness.