Dr. “Wizard of pHraud” Young – 3 Years Prison

Dr. Bob McCauley

Robert O. Young — who has no post-high school degrees from accredited institutions — was sentenced to three years in prison.  He had oversimplified the “extremely complex fields” of microbiology and hematology according to Superior Court Judge Richard Whitney, who oversaw Young’s case.

He offered pricey treatments he offered to seriously ill or dying patients, who in some robert youngcases were given intravenous fluids mixed with baking soda at $500 per treatment.

Commentary: This is one reason don’t “treat” people as a naturopath.  Rather, I advise them on how to be healthy.  I don’t have a clinic or a place for people to come and stay.  I explain to people how to be healthy and they either listen or they don’t.  Unfortunately, most don’t.  

robert young jailThe 65-year-old Young presented himself as a PhD and wasn’t. He’s someone whom I agree with on some things like alkaline water, but certainly not what he says in this interview. He went to jail for practicing medicine without a license, overcharging dying people. The guy sounds like a predator. Personally, I never cared for guy, but he is correct on lot he says about alkalinity and acidity. But his “controversial theories” didn’t land in prison. He’s a predator and from the sound of things he’s exactly where he belongs.

“I think where it all went very wrong is you became overly aggressive and overly confident in areas you just had no knowledge about,” Whitney said.   The judge said Young had “stolen time” from terminally ill people, including some who “were bilked out of tens of thousands of dollars.  I am hopeful that this will not repeat itself,” Whitney said.  San Diego Union

Commentary: I know one guy two paid $13,000 for ONE WEEK’s training on how to do live blood microscopy, and did not even get a diploma or certification of any kind.  

Deputy District Attorney Gina Darvas called Young the “Wizard of pHraud”.  That’s a good one.

He painted him as a charlatan who made money peddling pseudoscience to desperate, dying people. Darvas said Young’s degrees came from a nonaccredited “diploma mill” where Young went from a bachelor’s degree to a doctorate in about eight months in 1995.  San Diego Union

See you in a few years Doc.  Here’s my rebuttal to Robert Young – not a doctor and not a PhD – and his insane ideas about eating meat.  

Young has had legal troubles in the past in Utah. In 1995, he was arrested on two felony charges of practicing medicine without a license. He pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor, which was dismissed 18 months later under a plea deal. He was charged again in 2001, but the case was dropped.   San Diego Union

However, I am more likely to agree with Robert Young than Gabe Mirkin, M.D. and his ridiculous article Acid/Alkaline Theory of Disease Is Nonsense.  For one thing, it was published on Quackwatch.org.  I agree with next to NOTHING on Quackwatch.org, which ironically is full of quackery itself. I absolutely do not agree with Gabe Mirkin, M.D.’s article at all. Medical doctors know no more about human health and nutrition than anyone else who studies it.  Quackwatch.org is full of quackery and nonsense.


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My Response to Dr. Robert Young and his book: The pH Miracle

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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).
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