James LaValle is a nationally recognized clinician, nutritionist, author and educator and leading industry consultant in the field on integrative health and sports performance. He is a clinical pharmacist and Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Dr. LaValle has more than 35 years’ experience and is best known for his expertise in natural therapeutics application, nutrient depletion issues, and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital.
Dr. LaValle founded the LaValle Metabolic Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio where he served thousands of patients using his metabolic model for health before selling the company in 2014. He also founded Integrative Health Resources 25 years ago, which is focused as a natural products industry consulting company. Companies include Bayer, P&G, Thorne Research, NuMedica, Professional Health Products to name a few. Dr. LaValle served as an adjunct associate professor at Cincinnati College of Pharmacy for over 17 years and currently serves as adjunct faculty at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is the educational co-chair for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the Metabolic Medical Institute educating thousands of health care professionals each year.
He has consulted for professional teams and individuals working with either teams or members of Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Orlando Magic, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Angels, St. Louis Cardinals, Stanford as well as U.S. gold medal Olympians. He has developed the Metabolic Code assessment a cloud-based systems biology evaluation tool which integrates symptoms, labs and biometrics to render a precision and personalized metabolic evaluation pinpointing the metabolic strengths and weaknesses of the individual.
As a leader in the industry, Dr. Lavalle he has written hundreds of articles for industry journals and publications and has lectured for thousands of healthcare professionals and consumer audiences globally on these topics. He has authored 16 e-books and 20 books including Your Blood Never Lies, Smart Medicine for Healthier Living, Nutritional Cost of Drugs, The Cox 2 Connection, as well as his best seller Cracking the Metabolic Code. Jim is a favorite interviewee for the media related to natural care, as he has done well over 500 media appearances in TV and radio.