Advisory council

David “Avocado” Wolfe

Health, Eco, Nutrition and Natural Beauty Expert

David “Avocado” Wolfe

David is the rockstar of all things superfoods and longevity. Many people know him as the recognizable face on their social media feeds. He has 12M followers on Facebook and over 300K others follow him on Instagram. He goes way back at least 20 years when he first committed to helping every person enjoy “The Best Day Ever!”

He holds a Masters Degree in Nutrition and has a background in science and mechanical engineering. He is the best-selling author behind several books that advocate and teach better, more natural way to live, achieve long life, and retain youthful beauty. His growing book collection includes the titles, “Eating for Beauty,” “The Sunfood Diet Success System,” and “Naked Chocolate”.

David is also a successful green entrepreneur and inspirational speaker. Most of all, he is a champion of the modern environmental movement. He converts people to a new way of living and thinking built around compassion for others and for the planet.

David also consults for celebrities in the likes of Novak Djokovic, Woody Harrelson, and the late, great Steve Jobs. On top of his busy schedule, he also leads a non-profit organization in its mission to plant 18 billion fruit trees across different parts of the globe.

Adaptive Energy, LLC and its Board draw on David’s passion and enterprising experience. He inspires the company’s commitment and strategy to reach as many people as people to enrich as many lives as possible with its products.

Present and Former Affiliations:

  • Enterprises he founded or serves in varying capacities
  • The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation – President and Founder
Dr. Sunil Pai, MD

Integrative Medicine (University of Arizona) | Functional Medicine (Institute of Functional Medicine)

Ayurvedic Medicine (S.D.M. College Ayurveda) and Ayurvedic Lifestyle Educator (Chopra) | Homotoxicology (Germany) and Physiological Regulating Medicine (Italy)

Medical Acupuncture and Neuro-Acupuncture (Stanford University School of Medicine) | Plant-Based Nutrition (Cornell University / T. Colin Campbell Foundation)

Herbal Medicine Fellow (Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine)

Dr. Sunil Pai, MD

Dr. Pai is a board-certified medical doctor in Holistic Integrative Medicine. After his residency and board certification in Family Medicine, he was one of the first formally Fellowship trained physicians in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona with Dr. Weil over 20 years ago and was one of the first physicians Board Certified in Holistic Integrative Medicine in the US.

He authored the eye-opening and critically acclaimed book, An Inflammation Nation: The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Preventing and Treating All Diseases through Diet, Lifestyle, and the Use of Natural Anti-Inflammatories.

He is a strong advocate of evidence-based outcomes and resolution-driven approaches to medicine that go beyond just managing diseases and symptoms. He promotes changes to a whole foods plant based diet, lifestyle changes and the use of clinically effective natural therapies as the first line of treatment to avoid side effects, and that drugs should be used sparingly.

He received instruction from two of the pillars of Integrative Medicine,  Dr. Andrew Weil, and Dr. Deepak Chopra. Next, he completed specialized training at the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, and Intensive Yoga Therapies at the Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana in India.  He then was certified in Medical Acupuncture at Stanford in 2006 and NeuroAcupuncture by Dr. Jason Hao’s NeuroAcupuncture Institute where now he is Vice President.  Furthermore he is Fellowship trained in Herbal Medicine to blend both his Eastern and Western medical use of herbs.

Dr. Pai brings his extensive knowledge of integrative medicine to the advisory board. Pürblack Live Resindraws on his extensive clinical experience constantly improving efficacy of the resin to improve the performance of persons who take Pürblack Live Resin.

Present and Former Affiliations:

  • House of Sanjevani Integrative Medicine Health and Lifestyle Center – Deacon, Medical Director
  • Ayurved Sadhana – Senior Faculty
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine – Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine – Educational Alliance Partner
  • Neuro-Acupuncture Institute – Vice President
  • Various health and wellness companies – Board Member and Consultant
  • Various clinics in the US, Curacao, India, China, Costa Rica, Dubai, and Thailand – International Consultant in Integrative Medicine
Dr. Michael Borkin NMD

Naturopathic Medicine  I  Naturopathic Endocrinology

Scientist  I  Inventor

Alternative Medicine Hall of Fame

Dr. Michael Borkin NMD

Dr. Borkin is recognized as the “Father of Naturopathic Endocrinology”. His research interest is finding new science and technological applications for the achievement of life extension and anti-ageing.

He worked on increasing the accuracy and precision of non-invasive diagnostic and treatment techniques. His research into endocrine and neuro-transmitter regulation led to the discovery of new protocols proven to increase both patient acceptance and treatment success rates.

Among his early contributions to the field was the development of a transdermal delivery system. He designed and patented a mechanism to deliver hormones and nutraceuticals through skin absorption.

In 2000, he authored the first National Board in Endocrinology for the American Naturopathic Medical Certification and Accreditation Board in Washington, D.C. Two years later, he was inducted to the Alternative Medicine Hall of Fame, making him the youngest ever to receive such high distinction.

To date, Dr. Borkin has formulated over 70 supplements enjoying worldwide success. He continues to share his knowledge and experiences teaching and leading research teams on both local and international levels.

Dr. Borkin’s four decades of experience in longevity and anti-ageing bring invaluable insights that guide Adaptive Energy LLC to follow only gold standards in crafting of Pürblack Live Resin.

Present and Former Affiliations:

  • Applied Longevity, LLC – Founder (2015)
  • Sabre Sciences and Endoscreen Laboratories – Co-Founder (1999)
  • Market Resource International – Founder (1996)
  • California State Naturopathic Medical Association – President (1993)
Dr. Bharat Vaydya BAMS, MD

Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery  I  Health Coach  I  Mentor

Dr. Bharat Vaydya BAMS, MD

Dr. Vaydya comes from a family of many generations of healers who strongly believe in and promote holistic healing. He founded Ayurved Sadhana, an ayurvedic and holistic healing center and school based in Superior, Colorado. The school comes under the supervision of Prabhuram Ayurvedic Vidyalaya which is based in Mumbai, India.

He emphasizes that true healing comes from the body. The body can heal itself if given the capacity to recover from physical ailments naturally with the support of the mind and spirit. When treating any ailment, he says, the entire body must be healed through diet and lifestyle changes, by harnessing the natural energies, and by communicating with one’s psyche.

Dr. Bharat Vaydya BAMS, MD

Dr. Vaydya pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery in Mumbai. He then earned his medical degree from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. After that, he moved to the United States where he continues to practice medicine and mentor others in ayurvedic teaching.

Dr. Vaydya strongly promotes the fusion of traditional knowledge and modern science and technologies. He guides Adaptive Energy, LLC in honoring the Ayurvedic tradition and producing shilajit of the highest grade of Ayurvedic quality. That includes guaranteeing that active ingredients stay intact. He also helps ensure the authenticity of product design and value as a complement of holistic healing. Most importantly, Dr. Vaydya ascertains that the company imbibes a “Healing comes first” goal at all times.

Present and Former Affiliations:

  • Ayurved Sadhana – Founder (2004)
Dr. Sergei Shaginyan

Acupuncturist  |  MD   |  Professor

Dr. Shaginyan is an acupuncture and herbology practitioner based in the United States. He combines his medical training and his knowledge of pediatrics, psychiatry, and adult and pediatric neurology with acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, meditation, yoga, visualizations, medical qi gong, and sound therapy. The result is a Gentle Holistic Approach to overall health and wellness.

He is on a mission to change people’s consciousness about the underlying causes of pain and why it takes a gentle holistic approach to resolve it. He works with people suffering from physical and emotional pain by creating a balance between the heart and mind. He consults with them to achieve joy and acceptance in their relationships, as well as to make energy flow freely in their living and working spaces,

Dr. Shaginyan completed his medical training at the Moscow Medical School in 1981. He then completed his PhD in Neurology and Electrophysiology in 1988. After moving to the United States a decade later, he trained at the Samra University in Los Angeles where he received a Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine. He also earned his PhD in Neurology.

Presently, he devotes his time helping adults and children achieve an ideal state of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. He has also put-together an extensive training program to share what he knows and practices about holistic healing. Among many, this includes courses on nutrition, essential herbs for health, energy management, and the healing power of sound.

He advises Adaptive Energy, LLC on how best to incorporate Pürblack in achieving the right balance of mind, body, and spirit.

Present and Former Affiliations:

  • Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine
  • Shiatsu School of Massage
  • Institute of Professional Practical Therapy School of Massage
  • American University of Complementary Medicine
  • Yo San University of Oriental Medicine
  • Beverly Hills and Culver City Adult Schools