After school, he worked in various clinical and food service settings and even tried his hand as a broadcaster where he hosted his own radio show on health and nutrition for over 10 years and hosted a local health-focused television show for two years.
Enjoying working in a media setting, Dave proudly served as a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association which he held that position for over six years.
He is now the founder and president of Nutrition Housecall, a nutrition consulting firm that provides nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and also offers personalized at-home dietary services.
Inspired to help his patients without depriving them of their favorite foods, Dave wrote the acclaimed book, 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life which is now out in eighteen different languages (to date). 101 Optimal Life Foods, with a foreword written by Montel Williams, debuted in January of 2010. Dave also is a freelance writer and serves an advisor to Fitness magazine and Sear’s FitStudio.
One of Dave’s passions is improving the health of children through good nutrition. He is the advisory board chair for Produce for Kids®. Dave lectures extensively on the health benefits of humor and laughter and is a Certified Laughter Leader. He also attended The Second City in Chicago receiving further training in improvisation.
Dave lives in Elmhurst Illinois with his wife Sharon; three daughters Chloe, Katie and Madison; two-female dogs Abbey and Gracie; and two female cats Bella and Lilly.