Dr. Joel D. Wallach is a bio-medical pioneer whose lifelong passion for wellness has defined his 50 plus year career. His groundbreaking medical and nutritional research on the health benefits of Selenium, and other minerals, led to his discovery that all humans require 90 essential nutrients to achieve and maintain optimal health. Known as the Mineral Doctor, Dr. Wallach was awarded the Prestigious Klaus Schwartz Award in 2011 for his ground breaking research of the trace mineral Selenium and its association to Cystic Fibrosis. The Klaus Schwartz Medal is awarded to Pioneers in the field of trace-element research. More importantly, his research inspired him to found Youngevity, in an effort to improve the health of as many people as possible.