Dave’s entrée into the world of nutrition started over twenty-five years ago when he began working in the natural foods business. After owning and operating his own natural food store, Dave decided to become a registered dietitian and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. He graduated with honors with a degree in medical dietetics and nutrition and completing his Masters in Nutrition and Wellness with a concentration in entrepreneurship at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, where he now serves as an adjunct instructor and board member.
Dave hosted a live radio show on health and nutrition for over 10 years and also hosted a local health-focused television show as well. He proudly served as a media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the ADA) for over six years and currently makes frequent appearances in national print and broadcast media.
Currently, Dave is president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a private practice and nutritioncommunications firm based in Chicago.Dave wrote the acclaimed book, 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life, which is now out in eighteendifferent languages. His second book, 101 Optimal Life Foods, features a foreword written by MontelWilliams, debuted in January of 2010 and his latest book, Best Things You Can Eat, launched in January2013. He also contributed to The Hungry Girl Diet, which ranked #1 in both Amazon and New York TimesBest Seller listings. He is also a freelance writer and serves as an advisor to Fitness magazine.