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About Bob McCauley

Bob McCauley, ND (Robert F., Jr.) was raised in Lansing, Michigan and attended Michigan State University (BA, 1980 in Journalism). He is a naturopathic doctor, Master Herbalist and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. He has traveled extensively, both domestically and abroad, visiting over 32 countries. He published Confessions of a Body Builder: Rejuvenating the Body with Spirulina, Chlorella, Raw Foods and Ionized Water (2000), Achieving Great Health (2005), The Miraculous Properties of Ionized Water, (2006) which is the only book on the market that exclusively addresses Ionized Water, Twelve (Fiction, 2007) and Honoring the Temple of God (2008). He considers himself a Naturalist, meaning he pursues health in the most natural way possible. He studies and promotes nature as the only way to true health. From 2002-2004 he hosted the radio program Achieving Great Health, which was heard by thousands of people each day. His guests included some of the most well-known and respected names in the natural health world. With the help of his father, Dr. Robert F. McCauley, Sr. (Doctorate in Environmental Engineering, MIT, 1953) they started Spartan Water Company in 1992, which sold vended water machines in supermarkets. Robert Jr. founded Spartan Enterprises, Inc. in 1993. He is a Certified Water Technician with the State of Michigan. He is also a Type II Public Water Supply Specialist and has the certifications of S-5 and D-5. The McCauley family has a long history in the water industry. Bob's father pioneered environmental issues regarding ground water and drinking water quality. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1953 for his thesis on removing radioactive strontium from water. He earned his doctorate in Environmental Engineering in less than 2 years, one of the shortest doctoral studies in the history of MIT. He taught civil, sanitary and environmental engineering at Michigan State University for 18 years before retiring to run Wolverine Engineers & Surveyors of Mason, Michigan, for 17 years. His reputation throughout Michigan as a water quality expert was legendary. Bob worked for his father's company for 12 years learning the water business, which dealt primarily with municipalities, including water quality and sanitary sewer issues. After apprenticing with his father, Bob moved on to the bottled water business. He established greater Michigan's biggest selling bottled water: Michigan Mineral – Premium Natural Water. He was introduced to Ionized Water in 1995 and has done more to promote Ionized Water than anyone else in the industry. Bob often lectures and offers seminars on his Seven Component Natural Health Protocol . Bob is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Master Herbalist. He is also a 3rd Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor of Songahm Taekwondo (American Taekwondo Association).

If You’re A Vegetarian, Why Aren’t You Vegan?

  Quora Question: Why aren’t you vegan? If you’re a vegetarian, why aren’t you vegan? My Response: I was a vegetarian for 18 years before I discovered first spirulina, then chlorella. These are the best foods for providing protein to … Continue reading

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Pasta: The New Superfood

By Dr. Bob McCauley When you hear about a “study” that claims a food that you generally feel is not healthiest food on the market, such as beef or eggs, or perhaps bread, then you should be suspicious.  The studies … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Rebuttal

By Dr. Bob McCauley A woman went on Shark Tank to pitch chlorella and spirulina.   I really wish she had offered her pitch a little differently because she might had actually been successful at convincing the sharks that wasn’t “just … Continue reading

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Is it healthy to go vegan as a teenager?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: Is it healthy to go vegan as a teenager? My Response: If you add chlorella and/or spirulina to your diet and take 8 – 10 grams per day you will get all the protein … Continue reading

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What Supplements Should I Take As A Vegan?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: What supplements should I take as a vegan? My Response: The best supplements to add to a vegan diet are chlorella and spirulina, which have 60% protein. Lack of protein is why a lot of … Continue reading

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What Would A Vegan World Look Like?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: What would a vegan world look like? My Response: Lots of animals, people eating fruit and vegetables. Not as much disease, and not as many fat people as before. That’s pretty much what you’d … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Physician

By Dr. Bob McCauley I sometimes put on a lab coat and a stethoscope when I do my videos, but it’s all in jest. I wear them as props and to poke fun at doctors who wear them in their … Continue reading

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Is It Okay To Take Testosterone Supplements?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: Is it okay to take testosterone supplements? My Response: This is certainly depend on which testosterone supplement you were taking.  Maintaining proper testosterone levels in the body is one of the keys to longevity.  … Continue reading

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Does Spirulina Expire?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: Does Spirulina Expire? My Response: Yes. If it’s well sealed, vacuum packed, then it will last about 3 years. After that, the chlorophyll breaks down the and the spirulina “turns blue”.  Actually, the green chlorophyll has … Continue reading

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Why Don’t People Turn Vegan When They Find Out They Don’t Need Meat To Survive?

By Dr. Bob McCauley Quora Question: Why don’t people turn vegan when they find out they don’t need meat to survive? My response: That’s the best question of them all. They continue to eat meat because they like the taste … Continue reading

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