Trust Your Gut Program Agreement & Disclaimer
Over the course of our work together, you will learn ways to help yourself achieve a healthier diet, lifestyle, and get to the root cause of your symptoms. Please read the following. If anything is unclear, please contact us.
This Agreement is made today between Kristina Telhami, CEO of Top Health Solutions LLC and you, the client. By purchasing this program you agree to the following:
The goal of this program is to help you take control of your health and for you to feel the best you possibly can. The services provided are not meant to take the place of working with a qualified health care professional, and are not designed to diagnose or treat any diseases or medical conditions. The services provided are not guaranteed to allow you to reach optimum health. A change in how you feel requires a genuine commitment from you and possibly some big lifestyle changes. Any advice the health coach provides is not a medical diagnosis or medical treatment plan. No specific results can be guaranteed from my program.
If you suffer from a medical condition, you should consult with the appropriate healthcare practitioner. The health coach’s services do not substitute that of a medical doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. The health coach is not trained or licensed to diagnose or treat pathological conditions, illnesses, injuries, or diseases.
If you are under the care of another healthcare provider, it is important that you alert them to your use of any additional supplements. If you are using medications of any kind, you are required to alert the Health Coach.
Each client is unique and each person’s body will respond to recommendations and lifestyle changes differently. The program sometimes must be adjusted along the way during our work together. It is the client’s responsibility to stay in contact with the Health Coach and alert her of any concerns or issues, and to use the client’s own personal judgment when it comes to food, exercise, and emotions. The Health coach is not licensed or certified by any state. In California, it is legal for all to perform individualized nutrition counseling.
You understand that the Health Coach:
Is not licensed by the state as a healing arts practitioner
Does not prescribe or administer drugs or substances to others
Does not recommend the discontinuance of legend drugs or controlled substances prescribed by an appropriately licensed practitioner
Does not diagnose or treat a physical or mental condition of any person under circumstances or conditions that cause or create a risk of great bodily harm, serious physical or mental illness, or death
Does not state, indicate, advertise, or imply that she is a physician and/or surgeon
Is not responsible for any injuries, discomfort, or complications that may occur as result of the health coach’s advice
Does not guarantee results from the program
Is not responsible for any decisions made by the client as a result of the advice given by the health coach
You understand that:
The treatment is alternative or complementary to healing arts services licensed by the state
That the services to be provided are not licensed by the state
That the coach is a Certified Integrative Health Practitioner, Level 1 and Level 2 from Integrative Health Practitioner Institute
That the coach is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist from the Functional Medicine Business Academy
That the coach has a Pharmacist Intern License in the state of California, but is NOT practicing as a pharmacist or pharmacist intern during this time
That the coach has a BS in Chemistry from SDSU
You agree that:
A copy of this written acknowledgement will be maintained by the person providing this service for three years
This information has been provided in language that I understand
NOTICE: State law allows any person to provide nutritional advice or give advice concerning proper nutrition – which is the giving of advice as 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.
The program in which you are about to enroll:
PDF lectures and live sessions/recordings
You will learn about topics such as: protein, carbs, fats, gut health, hormones, toxins, minerals, stress, sleep, and exercise.
As your Health Coach, I understand that my clients have busy schedules, and I take pride in not keeping them waiting or keeping them longer than planned. Each session begin and end promptly.
Please be on time.
Payments and Refunds
Payment must be made 24 hours before your chosen service is provided. The Client understands that the regular costs of the program, as outlined in the service menu. Payments must be made through PayPal or Credit/Debit Card via my website.
The health coach reserves the right to cancel the program if at any point she feels it is not advantageous for the coaching program to continue. If this happens, the Client is only responsible for the services received.
Due to the nature of these services, all sales are final.
The Client understands that the role of the Health Coach is not to prescribe or assess micro- and macronutrient levels; provide health care, medical or nutrition therapy services; or to diagnose, treat or cure any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body. Rather, the Health Coach is a mentor and guide who wishes to help clients reach their own health goals by helping clients devise and implement positive, sustainable lifestyle changes. The Client understands that the Health Coach is not acting in the capacity of a doctor, pharmacist, licensed dietician nutritionist, psychologist, or other licensed or registered professional, and that the advice given by the Health Coach is not meant to take the place of advice by these professionals. If the Client is under the care of a health care professional or currently uses prescription medications, the Client should discuss any dietary changes or potential dietary supplement use with his or her doctor, and should not discontinue any prescription medications without first consulting his or her doctor. The Client has chosen to work with the Health Coach and understands that the information received should not be seen as medical or nursing advice and is not meant to take the place of seeing licensed health professionals.
Personal Responsibility and Release of Health Care Related Claims
The Client acknowledges that the Client takes full responsibility for the Client’s life and well-being, as well as the lives and well-being of the Client’s family and children (where applicable), and all decisions made during and after this program.
The Client expressly assumes the risks of the Program, including the risks of trying new foods or supplements, and the risks inherent in making lifestyle changes. The Client releases the Health Coach from any and all liability, damages, causes of action, allegations, suits, sums of money, claims, and demands whatsoever, in law or equity, which the Client ever had, now has, or will have in the future against the Health Coach, arising from the Client’s past or future participation in, or otherwise with respect to, the Program, unless arising from the gross negligence of the Health Coach.
The Coach will keep the Client’s information private, and will not share the Client’s information to any third party unless compelled to by law.
Arbitration, Choice of Law, and Limited Remedies
In the event that there ever arises a dispute between Health Coach and Client with respect to the services provided pursuant to this agreement or otherwise pertaining to the relationship between the parties, the parties agree to submit to binding arbitration before the American Arbitration Association (Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Center for the Americas Mediation and Arbitration Rules). Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Such arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator. The sole remedy that can be awarded to the Client in the event that an award is granted in arbitration is refund of the Program Fee. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no award of consequential or other damages, unless specifically set forth herein, may be granted to the Client.
This agreement shall be construed according to the laws of the State of California. In the event that any provision of this agreement is deemed unenforceable, the remaining portions of the Agreement shall be severed and remain in full force.
If the client is under 18, then the guardian takes full responsibility for the Agreement on the client’s behalf.
If the terms of the Agreement are acceptable, please sign the acceptance below. By doing so, the Client acknowledges that: (1) he/she has read this letter agreement; (2) he/she has had an opportunity to discuss the contents with the Health Coach and, if desired, to have it reviewed by an attorney; and (3) the client understands, accepts, and agrees to abide by the terms hereof.