Health Food Manufacturers’ Association Health Journalist of the Year 2004
Michael Van Straten is a naturopath, acupuncturist and nutritional consultant. He’s also one of the UK’s most respected medical authors, broadcasters and journalists and has written more than 40 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide.
Widely regarded as a pioneer of modern complementary medicine, Michael has cared for an amazing list of royalty, stage, film and TV Stars; Pop and Classical Musicians, and Sporting personalities from tennis players and Olympic athletes, to racing drivers and footballers.
Michael’s voice is well known from broadcasting with LBC radio every weekend for 30 years, and now broadcasts a regular show in France. He is a past Governor of the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy and has served two terms as President of British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association.
His accomplishments as an author include the bestselling series of Superfoods health/cook books and he was Consultant Editor to the Reader's Digest reference work Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal. Other books include Foods for Mind and Body, The Family Medicine Chest, a book of home remedies and Organic Living. The Superfoods series include Superherbs, Superboosters, Organic Superfoods, and the very successful Superjuice.
A new edition of Superjuice was published in June 2014, and his latest title Super Soups in January 2015, both published by Mitchell Beazley.
Michael’s website offers a monthly newsletter of health advice, as well as a bank of recipes and other health information: www.michaelvanstraten.com