Watsonville, California (December 12, 2002) Nordic Naturals, Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has hired Dr. David Perlmutter, a board-certified, practicing neurologist and author as its Medical Advisor. Known as a leading authority on preventative health care, complementary medicine and nutrition, Dr. Perlmutter has achieved international recognition for his pioneering advances in neurological diseases. He is the author of two books: Life Guide, Your Guide to a Longer and Healthier Life and BrainRecovery.com – Powerful Therapy for Challenging Brain Disorders plus his scientific publications have appeared in the most well-respected medical journals. In 2002, he was the recipient of the Denham Harmon Award by the American College for Advancement In Medicine as well as the seventh Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award. “We are extremely pleased with the expertise and enthusiasm that Dr. Perlmutter brings to our company and its products,” notes Joar Opheim, President of Nordic Naturals. “I am delighted to work with Nordic Naturals,” says Dr. Perlmutter. “The importance of high quality essential fatty acid supplementation for maintenance of cardiovascular and brain health and function cannot be overstated. At the Perlmutter Health Center, we rely exclusively on omega oil supplements from Nordic Naturals as their products are unsurpassed for purity, potency and freshness.” Dr. Perlmutter serves as the medical director for the Perlmutter Health Center and the Perlmutter Hyperbaric Center and is an active member in many health-related organizations including the American Medical Association, The American Academy of Neurology, The American College of Nutrition, The American College for Advancement in Medicine and the American Holistic Medical Association.
Dr. Perlmutter will be contributing to Nordic Naturals in many ways. He will act as medical advisor, spokesperson for the press and will be available to answer consumer questions on essential fatty acids as well as the role of fish oils in the diet. Dr. Perlmutter will be appearing at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim this March on Nordic’s behalf to sign books and answer questions concerning the company’s Ultimate Omega line of products as well as targeted supplementation for optimal neurological health. Nordic Naturals invites attendees to stop by booth #2460 and meet Dr. Perlmutter.
Nordic Naturals is a leading manufacturer and provider of omega 3 essential fatty acids in the dietary supplement and medical industries. The company offers both a retail line and a professional of omega 3 fatty acids in fish oils as well as detox products. Actively involved in research and education, the company is a member of the Natural Health Institute and the Omega-3 Research Institute.