James B. LaValle is a clinical pharmacist, board-certified clinical nutritionist, author of more than 20 books, and clinical director for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Performance Health Program. He provides key nutrition guidance to athletes on and off the field to maintain peak performance. While many of us may not be athletes, LaValle says flu season, layered in with coronavirus threats, means we need to actively train our bodies to be more responsive when under attack. He says this fall is “game day” for everyone and, as they say on the field, the best offense is a good defense.
James B. LaValle, R.Ph., CCN, is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board-certified clinical nutritionist, and naturopathic doctorate with more than 35 years of clinical experience. In addition to his LaValle Metabolix Practice, he works with players and teams from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL and is the Clinical Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Performance Health Program. He is best known for his expertise in metabolic and integrative medicine, with an extensive background in natural products, lifestyle drug/nutrient depletion, and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital. LaValle is an appointed faculty member and course educator for the Integrative Medicine postgraduate program at George Washington University School of health sciences. He is the author of more than 20 books including Cracking the Metabolic Code, and serves as a scientific adviser for Probiotics.com.