James LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND(trad), is a nationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist, and founder of Metabolic Code Enterprises, Inc.: a web platform and practice solution enterprise, which includes the unique & highly effective Metabolic Code Protocol--a preventive approach to integrative health care. LaValle additionally founded Practices at Progressive Medical Center in Orange County, California; in 2001, he founded and operated LaValle Metabolic Institute: an interdisciplinary medicine facility in Cincinnati where he served thousands of patients using his metabolic model for health for 15 years.
15 years ago, LaValle founded Integrative Health Resources, which is focused as a natural products industry consulting company. LaValle has 27 years of experience integrating natural therapies into various medical and business models, and is likely best known for his expertise surrounding natural therapeutics applications, drug/nutrient depletion issues, and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy & vital. As such, he has written hundreds of articles for a variety of industry journals and publications, and has lectured globally for thousands of healthcare professionals and consumer audiences on these topics. LaValle was a founding author of the NHI on Demand database, and spearheaded the Lexi Comp databases relating to natural therapeutics.
He has authored 16 e-books and 20 books, including the most recently released, "Your Blood Never Lies," as well as his best seller, "Cracking the Metabolic Code," along with "Smart Medicine for Healthier Living," "Nutritional Cost of Drugs," and "The Cox-2 Connection." LaValle was named one of the “50 Most Influential Pharmacists” by American Druggist magazine, and was one of only nine Americans selected to participate in the inaugural Dietary Supplement Educational Alliance & Dietary Supplement Information Bureau.