Welcome to The Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses! This website is hosted by Thinkific and created and run by Erica Julson (and any employees, independent contractors, volunteers, and interns) (together, “we”, “us”). Erica Julson is a registered dietitian nutritionist (since 2014) and Certified LEAP Therapist. Her mission is to build an empire of online education resources for functionally minded & entrepreneurial dietitians.

By enrolling in a Functional Nutrition Library E-Course, you verify that you have read these Terms, and agree to them. Your agreement signifies that you are at least 18 years old and eligible by law to enroll in these Services. You agree by using these Services that you have provided true information as requested on the registration forms.

You may not enroll in a Functional Nutrition Library E-Course without agreeing to the Terms of Service. We reserve the right to change or modify these Terms at any time. Any and all updates made are effective immediately, and you will be notified of any changes via email or prominent notification on the website. By agreeing to the changes, you may continue to use our Services. If at any time you no longer agree to the Terms, you must immediately cancel your enrollment in the Functional Nutrition Library E-Course & suspend your use of our Services. If you violate any of the Terms of Service, we reserve the right to terminate your enrollment. We also reserve the right to refuse service to anyone at any time, for any reason. If you have any questions whatsoever about the content of these terms, please email us at erica@ericajulson.com.

By enrolling in a Functional Nutrition Library E-Course, you agree to be solely responsible for maintaining the security of your account. Erica Julson and the Functional Nutrition Library are not responsible for any fraudulent charges made on your account, or stolen logins or passwords. You agree to notify us immediately at erica@ericajulson.com if any suspicious activity has occurred on your account.

Third Party Links

Some handouts within the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses may contain outbound links to other websites that contain relevant content or research articles. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of these websites, and we do not endorse and are not responsible for any advertisements featured on these websites. You agree that we will never be held liable (directly or indirectly) for any losses, damages, or health concerns that may have been incurred from your use of materials, service, or content on these websites. You agree that you will use the content from these websites at your own risk.

Health Disclaimer

Erica Julson is a registered dietitian nutritionist who holds a masters degree in nutritional science from California State University, Los Angeles. In addition, she has completed 1,200 hours of supervised practice at local hospitals, schools, and nutrition-related businesses. Erica is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, as well as the following dietetic practice groups: Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Dietitians in Integrative & Functional Medicine, and Food and Culinary Professionals.

Please note that Erica Julson is not a licensed physician, and cannot diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any medical conditions. Always let your physician know about any of your health concerns, and check with your doctor before making any diet, medication, exercise, or lifestyle changes. Erica’s work is guided by the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics. Nutrition services are not licensed in the state of California. I understand that Erica is not providing health care or medical services and will not diagnose, treat, or cure in any manner whatsoever any disease, condition, or other physical or mental ailment of the human body.

All information included in the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses is information that Erica has curated, and is in no way claiming to be comprehensive or conclusive. The information provided is meant for educational purposes only. It is NOT meant to be interpreted as medical advice for any individual. This information does not replace the advice of a medical professional, and should not be relied on as medical advice or advice on diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. If you have concerns about your health, you should always consult with a medical professional. Do not delay consultation or treatment from a medical professional because of something read on this website. Use of any information provided within the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses is 100% AT YOUR OWN RISK.

No information provided in the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses should be interpreted as medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, diagnosis, prognosis, health care treatment, instruction, advice, or any other individualized medical service. The information is for educational purposes only.

You should not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment.

Erica is committed to presenting all sides of the information on various topics, to allow the readers to form their own conclusions.

Service Disclaimer

We do our best to ensure continued service of the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses. In the event of any emergency repairs, natural disasters, or unforeseen technological errors that may interrupt our Services, you agree to under no conditions hold us liable for any losses, lack of availability, discontinuance, suspension, or termination of our Services. You agree that your access and use of Services is on an ‘As Is” and “As Available” condition.

We also reserve the right to modify Services at any time, and will not be held liable for any price increases, service changes, or discontinuation of Services. We are not responsible for any technical malfunctions of online systems, servers, service providers, or email accounts that prevent the timely delivery of our Services. We are also not responsible for any damages that may occur from downloading any content from the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses or Thinkific. Use of these Services is at your own risk.


You agree to hold us (Erica Julson and all staff, contractors, volunteers, interns, employees, and partners) harmless and indemnify us from and against any third party claim(s) arising from your use of our Services. This includes any liability or expenses arising from all claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorney fees. You also agree to relinquish any and all rights or benefits you may have under any other state or federal statue or common law principle of similar effect, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Applicable Law

You agree that by using our Services, the laws of California will govern these Terms and any dispute that may arise between you and the company.

Additional Information

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Purchase & Use Information

The Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses are self-paced online courses that provide information on functional nutrition topics. When you enroll in these Services, you are agreeing to an immediate charge on your credit card for the E-Course. We are not able to offer refunds at this time. Once payment has been processed, it is non refundable. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Services, or with any of these Terms of Service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Services.

Each account is to be used by one person only. Please do not falsely create accounts for any other individuals. Do not share your account with anyone else. If you enjoy our Services, please share the sign-up page, and encourage your friends to sign up for an e-course themselves. If we find that you are in violation with these terms (to not share your login with anyone else), we will immediately terminate your membership with no refund. You are responsible for any fees, including internet or mobile fees, incurred while using these services.

All current members of The Functional Nutrition Library will receive complimentary access to all Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses at no additional charge. For more information on The Functional Nutrition Library, please visit this url: (https://www.ericajulson.com/membership-join/)

Intellectual Property Rights

All content available within the Functional Nutrition Library E-Courses is written in Erica’s own words, unless otherwise indicated. All the materials available on the site are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You agree to use the site solely for personal noncommercial use. Unauthorized copying, reproducing, republishing, downloading, uploading, posting, transmitting, translating, selling, exploiting, distributing, or creating derivative works of the information without our explicit consent is not allowed and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent available under the law. This includes transmitting the information via email or other electronic means without consent. You are allowed to print the material for personal, non-commercial use, with proper attribution.

By posting any information on our site, including comments or information on discussion boards or social media, you agree that you are the owner of any materials posted, and are not violating any copyright or intellectual property laws.

You may hyperlink back to our site, as long as the link does not imply that Erica Julson sponsors or endorses anything on your site without our express consent.


The information, products, and services offered are provided on an “as-is” basis, with no express or implied warranties of any kind. We disclaim all warranties to the fullest extent allowable under the law, including any implied warranties of the use of the information for any particular purpose. We do not warrant that the site or its contents will be error-free, accurate, timely, or reliable, although efforts will be made to correct errors when found.