James J. Gormley is an award-winning health journalist, medical editor and author who has taken on anti-supplement attorneys on FOX-TV's "Good Day New York” and supplement-bashing critics in testimony before the New York City Council. As Editor-in-Chief of Better Nutrition magazine (1995 to 2002), he helped change the editorial landscape of health magazine coverage in the U.S. by pioneering science-centered coverage.From 2002 to 2006, James headed up regulatory and scientific affairs for Nutrition 21, where he managed global regulatory submissions of dietary supplement ingredients to over 20 European food standards agencies and Health Canada. In addition to having served as a U.S. delegate to an Oldways Conference on cross-cultural food issues in Beijing, China in 2001, he attended 2005 FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius meetings in Paris and Rome as part of the U.S. trade delegation. From 2006 to 2008, James was the Editorial Director of the Vitamin Retailer magazine group, where, in his monthly editorials, he regularly shined a light on supplement misinformation. James has been an unflagging crusader for both consumers and the responsible core of the supplement industry, and has always sought to build bridges between the natural industry and consumers. He is the Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor of Citizens for Health and a Scientific Advisory Board member of the Natural Health Research Institute. Many supplement thought leaders eagerly await his "Global Regulations" column for Nutritional Outlook magazine, andhis blog posts for Virgo Publishing’s SupplySide Community, while consumers look forward to his commentaries on “The Gormley Files” health-politics blog. James' newest health-politics book is "Health At Gunpoint: The FDA's Silent War Against Health Freedom" (Square One Publishers, 2013). His five previous books include the "User’s Guide to Brain-Boosting Supplements."