NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc. ("NXT Nutritionals"), a developer and marketer of proprietary, patent-pending healthy natural sweeteners, food and beverage products, announced today an addition to its Board of Directors, Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS. Dr. Auerbach is a Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University Medical.
Dr. Auerbach is a founder and past president of the Wilderness Medical Society, editor of the definitive medical reference text Wilderness Medicine, 5th Edition, and author of Medicine for the Outdoors, which is the leading book on outdoor health for laypersons. Dr. Auerbach is the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He practices emergency medicine, teaches, performs research, and advises numerous agencies and organizations, including serving as an advisory board member to the AARP "Fat 2 Fit" Community Challenge. Dr. Auerbach has been hailed as a Hero of Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians. He also serves on the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol. Dr. Auerbach is a recipient of numerous awards including the DAN America Award from the Divers Alert Network, Outstanding Contribution in Education Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, a NOGI Award in 2006 from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences, Diver of the Year for Science in 2008 from Beneath the Sea, and DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year in 2009.
Dr. Auerbach comments, "I'm excited to become a member of NXT Nutritionals' Board of Directors. With the current medical emphasis on improving nutrition and attempts to diminish the scourge of obesity that threatens the health and vitality of people around the globe, this is a wonderful opportunity to promote wellness by getting to the dietary heart of these important issues."
Michael McCarthy, President and CEO of NXT Nutritionals, said, "Dr. Auerbach is a great addition to our Board of Directors. His influence in the healthcare sector will be beneficial as we begin to educate the medical community of the health benefits of SUSTA(TM). The timing is perfect for us to establish a team of well respected authorities with Dr. Auerbach at the helm."
About NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Holyoke, MA, NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary NXT Nutritionals, Inc., is a developer and marketer of proprietary, patent-pending healthy alternative sweeteners, food and beverage products. The common ingredient for all of the Company's products is its SUSTA(TM) Natural Sweetener, a minimal calorie, all-natural, nutritional sweetening system. SUSTA(TM) Natural Sweetener currently serves as an ingredient for the Company's nonfat all-natural Healthy Dairy(R) yogurt smoothies and is marketed as a standalone product as well.
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