#97–The Natural Pharmacist: a Passion for Life Extension

Bio: Ross Pelton, R.Ph., Ph.D., CCN

Ross Pelton received his BS degree in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin, has a Ph.D. in psychology and is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN). In October 1999, Ross was named one to the Top 50 Most Influential Pharmacists in America by American Druggist magazine for his work in natural medicine. Ross is nearly 80 and looks much younger.

Ross is the Natural Pharmacist and his website, bio and blog are at He is passionate about life extension and anti-aging science and technology He has written 12 books including “Rapamycin, mTOR, Autophagy & Treating mTOR Syndrome” and in 1999, he was named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Pharmacists in the U.S. by American Druggist magazine

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Additional Info

The 2nd edition of Ross’s book on rapamycin has a lot of new information. mTOR and autophagy are such critical regulators of cellular metabolism and health that I proposed the mTOR/Autophagy Theory Of Aging in the 2nd edition. To order, call Life Extension at (866) 598-6747. Remember to ask for your FREE 6-month subscription to Life Extension magazine. 

Here is the link to the article titled Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3:  A New Era in Glutathione Therapy that appeared in June 2017 issue of Townsend Letter

Here is the link to the article titled Postbiotic Metabolites: The New Frontier in Microbiome Science that was published in the June 2019 issue of the Townsend Letter which explains the topic of postbiotics and why Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics is so unique and different than all the others.

Here is the link to the paper titled The Microbiome Theory of Aging, which was published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Integrative Medicine. Here is the open access link for The Microbiome Theory of Aging. This provides the science that explains why Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics is the best probiotic in the world.

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Curious athlete who demands answers. Husband to Susan ( Father of 3 daughters. Athletic pursuits over time, in reverse order: cycling, skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, triathlon, golf, tennis, football.

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