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From the Desk of the IVL Founders

Dear Friend,

My father loved health supplements. They were probably his favorite thing to study and read about. Along with dietary changes and exercise he used them religiously.

I also became interested in them and used health supplements to help with a digestive problem over 25 years ago, and have been using them ever since.

My Father was a big proponent of cellular nutrition and without his influence our product line would not exist today. And best of all, his theories worked for him and they can work for you too...

You see, my Dad outlived his father by 24 years and stayed independent up until the last several weeks of his life.

But with this said, he also made a mistake... he decided to forgo a treatment recommended by his specialist for bladder cancer. My father thought he could "beat it" through diet, exercise and nutrition alone.

With all this in mind, we would like to express that it's always important to continue with any medical treatment administered by your doctor for any disease, ailment or condition you are being treated for. We recommend that you use good common sense and not replace or discontinue your doctors advice.

Our products are not meant to treat illness or disease, and we make no claim that they will do so.

The IVL product line represents over 17 years of continued study and research originally influenced by my father but now continued on by our astute health advisory board.

Our products are designed to support your bodies natural ability to grow, function normally and feel better than you have ever felt before.

To a long, vital and independent life...

Sincerely,
Donald A. Elgie
Independent Vital Life, LLC

Don and Johna Elgie
Founders of IVL

Meet the IVL Health Advisory Board

Mission Statement

IVL is passionate about helping people improve their health so they can enjoy their life to the fullest. Our unique, whole body formulas reflect our belief that nutritional support is a key component to achieving lifelong health. Our products offer a combination of the best of science and nature, giving you the most effective solutions for your health needs.

Jay White, Advisory Board Director of Health Research

Jay White is one of the Founders of IVL. For nearly 30 years, he has extensively researched herbal remedies for a wide variety of ailments and traveled the globe in search of proven alternative health solutions. He has also studied the effects of nutrition on the human aging process. Jay is a graduate of New College in Sarasota, Florida, Colorado State University, and Vermont College.

Dr. Devin A. Mikles, MD, MD(H), FACP

As the Medical Director of Choices Integrative Healthcare in Sedona, AZ, Dr. Mikles has dedicated his 30-year career to the development of an integrative approach to healthcare which focuses on prevention, nutritional medicine, and chronic disease management. A recognized expert in nutrition, Dr. Mikles has been instrumental in helping IVL develop dietary supplements on the cutting edge of nutritional science.

Patrick Heffernan, Director of Operations

Patrick Heffernan has over 12 years of Call Center Management experience and he prides himself on ensuring all customers get the best service possible. He manages a fantastic customer service team that is here to help in any way they can! Patrick owned and operated a financial consulting firm for 10 years. He studied at University of California Los Angeles and is a veteran of the United States Army.

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