Dave Nelson, Ph.D., Nutrition Doctor and Traditional Naturopath
With more than two decades of nutritional and wellness coaching experience, Dr. David Nelson has developed a passion for encouraging people to pursue a purpose filled desire for good health and wellbeing, physically, mentally and spiritually.
His love for sports and health started out in college with track and field and swimming at Iowa State University and San Diego State University. After completing his Bachelor of Science he continued his education in the Nutritional Sciences and earned his PhD. He then continued his studies in traditional naturopathy which included herbology, botanicals and homeopathy. These skills and passions were used successfully at carnation Corp. in their Health and Wellness Division and then with Great Earth Vitamins as a franchisee.
He started and developed a radio show called “Let’s Talk Health” in Chicago and Southern California where he started with the Center for Advanced Medicine and also co-hosting “Health Talk: A Second Opinion” with Dr. Bill Kellas.
For the past 18 years he has been sharing his vast knowledge at the Center for Advanced Medicine where he specializes in the field of toxicology, anti-aging, allergy, and sports performance. He pursued his education to become certified in NAET allergy treatment protocol and TFT (Touch Freedom Technique). He loves to study and expand his education in herbology and medical geology.
He lives in Southern California with his wife Lisa, son Brandon and dog Holly. He is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys running, skiing and flying as a private pilot. He is active in his church and many children’s ministries.