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Our Advisors

Dr Nutrition works closely with leading professionals in the industry to better research and develop our products. We are proud to have the following luminaries in our Scientific Advisor Board:


Dr. Robert Cumming, Ph.D.
Professor (retired): Food & Nutritional Science
Ryerson University, Toronto

Dr. Robert Cumming was formerly a research scientist and professor at Ryerson University for over 20 years before retiring from his position. During his career, Dr. Cumming was involved in many research projects on food and nutrition chemistry and processing; He was also a consultant and advisor for many leading food manufacturers. Dr. Cumming has great interest in the development and formulation of nutritional and nutraceutical products.

As an advisor for Dr. Nutrition, Dr. Cumming’s expertise is used to all product developments related to nutritional fact, chemistry and food safety.


Dr. John Shi, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Guelph Food Research Center
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Dr. John Shi has been a senior and distinguished research scientist in the nutraceutical and natural health food products field for many years; his main research interests have been focused on the synergic effects of multiple ingredients from natural sources including marine oil and botanical extracts. With over 15 years of experience working for the Guelph Food Research Center, Dr Shi currents leads the Agriculture Innovative Program, (AIP) for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Dr Shi has published many research articles related to “Green” processing technology and functional food for health.

Dr.Nutrition has established a joint-research program on food supplements with the Guelph Food Research Center led by Dr. John Shi.

As an advisor for Dr. Nutrition, Dr. Shi is consulted for all product formulation and development.


Dr. Elvis Ali, ND.

Dr. Ali is a Naturopathic Doctor and has his practice in several clinics and wellness centers in Toronto. He received his doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 1987 in Toronto. Dr. Ali was a Naturopathic Doctor at Swiss Natural, and he taught Traditional Chinese Medicine at several clinics. He is currently a staff member at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Ali is a frequent speaker and trainer for many health education events and promotes natural health products all across North America.

As an advisor for Dr. Nutrition, Dr Ali is consulted for all product education and training.