Providing only 100% FOOD products from Food Research International, LLC to health care professionals.
Never providing any vitamins or mineral from any USP or inorganic source in our products.
Utilizing environmentally friendly practices in the growing and processing of the foods that go into the dietary supplements.
Never providing any porcine, shellfish, or USA-derived bovine in any products.
Never utilizing gelatin for capsules (or anything else).
Publishing in scientific journals the benefits of 100% whole food nutrients and other ingredients in dietary supplements.
Utilizing techniques which have been proven over decades to provide the best quality 100% food dietary supplements.
Having the very best vegan vitamin and mineral-containing 100% food products on the market. While rocks and petroleum derivatives are apparently legally labled “vegan”, they are not 100% food and are not in any FOOD brand products.
Having products tested for quality to insure that they exceed the highest standards in the dietary supplement industry.
Never compromising on providing only those forms of vitamins and minerals as found in real foods along with the naturally-occurring health promoting food substances (such as protein-chaperones and enzymes) as dedicated health care professionals expect.
A seventy-second video providing an overview of Doctors’ Research and the advantages of Food vitamins and mineral supplements over the usual USP synthetic vitamins and industrially-processed rocks that nearly all other professional companies use.
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Robert Thiel, Ph.D. is not a medical doctor, nor does he portray himself as one. He is a nationally recognized nutrition researcher, scientist, naturopath, and a natural health consultant. He believes that clinical science demonstrates that through nutrition and lifestyle changes, the body can heal itself of both chronic and acute ailments; and that for congenital disorders, symptoms associated with them can often be reduced or eliminated.
Dr. Thiel first became interested in natural health in the early 1970s when he suffered from problems which the medical profession was unable to identify or properly treat. After a close relative received a diagnosis that indicated she had a 90% chance to die within five years (she is still alive 26 years later), he began his formal studies into the areas of natural health, naturopathy, and nutrition. These studies included both traditional and non-traditional approaches. He began to use Reflex Nutrition Assessment in the late 1980’s and has completed accredited training in the use of this type of technique. He possesses a fully accredited Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nutrition Science from the Union Institute and University, a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine/Doctorate in Natural Health from First National University of Naturopathy (of the United States School of Naturopathy) the nation’s oldest and only federally-chartered naturopathic university), a Naturopathic Diploma from the International College of Naturopathy (a California State approved institution), an M.S. from the University of Southern California, and four other degrees. His wife, Joyce, is also involved with natural health and possesses a B.S. in Nutrition.
Dr. Thiel has been registered as a naturopath by the Federal District of Columbia. He is licensed as a naturopathic scientist by the State of Alabama. He is licensed as a naturopath by the State of North Carolina. He holds a license as a naturopathic physician from Bingham County, Idaho. The State of California (which does not have licensing for traditional naturopaths, scientists, or nutritionists) awarded him an Instructor Credential in Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Thiel was nationally board certified as a naturopathic physician by the American Naturopathic Medical Certification and Accreditation Board. He is also past president of the California State Naturopathic Medical Association. Dr. Thiel was chairman of the Committee on the Development of ANMCAB’s Certification Examination and was a member of the Council on Immunology/Oncology/Hematology/Vitamins of the American College of Nutrition.
He is a prolific researcher and has over 60 technical papers published. He has written several books including Combining Old and New: Naturopathy for the 21st Century is his first which is available to the general public. Dr. Thiel’s research in the area of nutritional and herbal supplementation on improving t-lymphocyte counts on those with compromised immune systems captured the attention of the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, and National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease, all of which concluded his research had “significant scientific merit”.
In 1996, he was contacted by a doctor who was assisting part of the US Olympic beach volley ball team because of his (Dr. Thiel’s) work in developing a nutritional endurance product. Thiel has also advised numerous athletes on how to improve performance, endurance, and recovery times.
In 1998, he was named Research Scientist of the Year by the American Naturopathic Medical Association. In 1999, he was named Physician of the Year by the American Naturopathic Medical Association. In 2001, he was named Disability Researcher of the Year by the American Naturopathic Medical Association. In 2002, he received the Leadership Award from the Orthomolecular Health-Medicine Society for his research on Down syndrome. In 2003, he successfully foiled an attempt by some affiliated with the pharmaceutical industry to take control of vitamins and herbs.
Dr. Thiel is the first scientist since World War II to get a paper published in a major medical journal explaining why vitamins found in foods and 100% food vitamins are superior to the synthetic forms that most others take (Thiel R. Natural Vitamins. Medical Hypotheses, 2000; 55(6):461-469).
In addition to performing research, Dr. Thiel conducts private holistic counseling in his office in Gover Beach, California (805 489-7188) (which is located in the County of San Luis Obispo). This counseling is oriented towards health improvement, health strengthening, nutrition/natural health education, and the prevention of health problems. This counseling normally involves the use and role of diet, herbs, glandulars, homeopathics, vitamins and other nutrients, and sometimes other approaches to natural health.
Dr. Thiel runs a clinic in Grover Beach, County of San Luis Obispo, California.
The research group at Doctors’ Research is directed by Robert Thiel, who holds a Ph.D. in nutrition science. He is licensed as a naturopath by the State of North Carolina, registered as a naturopath by the District of Columbia, and is licensed as a naturopathic physician within Idaho. He maintains a natural health clinic in Grover Beach, California.
Dr. Thiel conducts lectures for health care professionals on a variety of natural health topics; he has also written four books for health care professionals. He has conducted, and had published, many scientific health studies.
Dr. Thiel received the Leadership Award from the Orthomolecular Health Medicine Society and he has been named Research Scientist of the Year, Physician of the Year, and Disability Researcher of the Year by the largest American naturopathic association. Dr. Thiel has had the only comprehensive paper published in a medical peer-reviewed journal (Medical Hypotheses) on the advantages of natural food vitamins over synthetic ‘nutrients’.
A recently published study found that he was able to help 929 of 945 who saw Dr. Thiel reported improvement. He has had significant success helping those with Down Syndrome and has published at least six articles on the clinical use of nutrition for Down Syndrome. He can help you or a loved one.
Dr. Thiel has found that natural approaches to health, including nutrition, can be an important contributor to health and well being. He believes that through naturopathy, people can make tremendous differences in their own health and quality of life. However, he has learned that it is extremely important to individualize recommendations (as opposed to making recommendations for specific disease conditions). Dr. Thiel believes that his high clinical success rate’s are the result of following that philosophy. In addition to being the founding director of the Down Syndrome-Epilepsy Foundation, Dr. Thiel was co-director of the Center for Natural Health Research, a non-profit organization which supplied research and other items for those interested in natural interventions.
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