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Health food store
R.Downs Nutrition Center

 Is a family-owned full-service health food store that offers vitamins, supplements, herbs, sports products, sportswear and groceries. We have been serving the community of Albuquerque for over 30 years and our company's goal is to educate our clients with the most up-to-date scientific research in the realm of nutrition, supplementation, and exercise. Our passion lies in helping individuals achieve better health and quality of life through applied chemistry. Our staff includes Dr. Robert Downs, a clinical nutritionist, and Michael Lichtenberger, a health researcher. These individuals work together to bring a hierarchy of knowledge to every client we help. In addition, our organization prides itself on the service aspect of customer relations. When you become a customer of R. Downs you become part of the family. We at R. Downs will continue to support education, service, the community, and overall ethical business practices.



Dr. Robert Downs, D.C. has over 33 years of experience and knowledge in applied clinical nutrition and has lectured abroad nationally and internationally, hosted a weekly radio call-in show for 12 years, and has been published nationally and internationally including Japan from 1979-89. Dr. Downs has used his years of clinical experience to formulate products and is considered by his peers as one of the foremost authorities in applied clinical nutrition.

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 Michael K. Lichtenberger is the General Manager and is a graduate of the University of New Mexico. He has a bachelor's degree in Health Science.  Michael's undergraduate studies include an emphasis in applied biology and nutritional science. In the years since graduation, Michael has developed national nutritional products, built a nutritional consulting company, hosted his own nutritional talk show, and written articles in the realm of clinical nutrition and research. Michael's meshing of scientific research and clinical application has been the driving force in the development of R Downs's products and mission.

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