Naturopathic Physician

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“To be fully alive is to be on fire with purpose.”


A naturopathic doctor, Ironman triathlete, QVC Network Wellness Doctor, entrepreneur, certified yoga instructor, wellness magazine founder, speaker, author, radio talk show host and television personality – Dr. James does it all. He talks with such enthusiasm and conviction about the wellness lifestyle, you come away feeling inspired to take better care of yourself -- and to enjoy your life more.

James is best known for his highly engaging "Optimum Wellness" TV segments, which he hosts in major television markets. These segments highlight all areas of a wellness lifestyle, balancing mind, body, and spirit. His wellness knowledge and passion for helping others live life optimally also extends to creating healthy food products. Dr. James recently launched mix1, an all-natural nutritional beverage, blending antioxidant nutrients with a balance of carbohydrates and protein for pre- and post-workout and to support overall performance. His clients include the Boston Red Sox, Denver Broncos, Oklahoma Thunder and nearly two dozen professional sports teams. He also serves as QVC's Wellness doctor.

When he’s not flying across the country evangelizing about living well, he authors books including the award-winning cookbook, Colorado Fit Kitchen; Grow Your Life from Average to Amazing; and Gaiam's Health Solutions for Stress Relief, Health Solutions for Sleep, Health Solutions for Weight Loss, and Health Solutions for Energy. Dr. James presents to Fortune 500 Companies on wellness, life balance and overall fulfillment, and his clients include Coca Cola, Google and Dean Foods. He also presented to the U.S. Government offices of the EPA and FEMA.

James loves endurance sports and anything involving exercise, especially cycling and telemark skiing.