LynFit Nutrition Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
Highly regarded and recognized in their areas of expertise, members of the LynFit Nutrition Scientific & Medical Advisory Board use their knowledge and experience in the fields of medicine, nutrition, and science to ensure that all LynFit products are formulated with high-quality ingredients based on credible scientific research.
DR. JEFFREY HENDRICKS, MD
A past director of Family Medicine, Integrative Medicine and Occupational Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Hendricks is noted worldwide for his discovery of how subtle nutritional signals can dramatically affect disease risk. Through the study of nutrition and epigenetics or nutrigenomics, Dr. Hendricks has grown passionate about the supplement industry and simple, safe products that promote optimal health.
Dr. Hendricks graduated from the University of Michigan and attended Michigan State University Medical School. Dr. Hendricks has continued to pursue his interest in research, developing multiple clinical protocols for cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, and rheumatoid arthritis.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Hendricks is an inventor, runner, cyclist, and triathlete. He has patented the Rheumora glove, a novel medical device for Rheumatoid Arthritis, and is the creator of Rize Performance Beverage, a natural health drink to optimize physical and mental function. He is also the CEO of Halo Water, LLC – maker of the first Trehalose infusion water designed to support healthy immune response.
DR. DEEPAK NARAYAN, MBBS, FRCS
Dr. Deepak Narayan specializes in the treatment of melanomas and skin cancers. He graduated from the University of Madras and received his training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale University. While at Yale, he completed a research fellowship in Surgical Oncology and is Board Certified in Surgery and Plastic Surgery.
As a melanoma surgeon with extensive experience, Dr. Narayan provides the patients with a unique resource of treating melanomas as well as reconstructing the defects that can occur from melanoma surgery. In addition, he is an expert in specialized procedures for melanoma treatment, such as sentinel node biopsies, axillary node dissection, radical neck dissection, parotidectomies, iliac node dissections, and isolated limb infusions.
His other areas of expertise include hemangiomas and vascular malformations. He has pioneered new reconstructive techniques for cancer and has over 120 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
He has an active research interest in melanomas and is a co-investigator in the prestigious, NIH-funded SPORE (Special Program of Research Excellence) Grant. He has won numerous awards for research, teaching, and clinical excellence and has been continually listed in “Americas Top Surgeons” since 2002 and “The Best Doctors in America” since 2007. In addition, he has received the following awards for his research: American Cancer Society, Basic Oncology Research Award 1995 Swebilius Cancer Research Award American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Research Award 1998, 2009 Patient Care, Yale Melanoma and Skin Cancer.
*LynFit Scientific & Medical Advisory Board Members are not compensated for their role on the Scientific & Medical Advisory Board.