The doctors listed below are among those whose valuable knowledge and expertise contributed to this Web site.
Dr. David Davenport, DVM, MS, MS (Nutrition), CNS
As a veterinarian and certified nutritional specialist (CNS) through the American College of Nutrition, he has devoted much of his time and studies to informing and educating people about the benefits of nutrition, dangers of herbs, and the fallacy of “quick cures”. He believes in solutions through proper nutrition. He has spent many years in graduate course work and research applying cutting-edge nutrition to clinical and preventive health care programs for both people and animals.
Dr. J. Eric Martin, DVM, MS (Nutrition)
A veterinarian with a masters degree in nutrition and years of nutritional research in his background, he understands the differences in nutrients, how they effect the body, and which are most beneficial and why. He is an advocate of treating deficiencies and educates consumers against the improper use of herbs.
Dr. Michael R. Bishop, MD, PhD (Pharmacology and Biochemistry), FACOG
Graduated as a Pharmacist from Purdue before obtaining both a PhD in Pharmacology and Biochemistry and a MD from Vanderbilt. He is a clinical instructor, a published surgeon and frequent speaker at scientific meetings. Over the past several years, Dr. Bishop has turned much of his attention to preventive health.
|The body has mechanisms to control the absorption, storage and excretion of most nutrients. This results in a wide margin of safety. Even so, the amount of a particular nutrient supplemented should be based on age, weight, reproductive status, metabolic and disease situation of the individual and not a one size fits all recommendation.