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Dr. Roy Vartabedian - Designs for Wellness. Carlsbad, CA, US

Dr. Roy Vartabedian Dr. Roy Vartabedian

Designs for Wellness


Passionate New York Times Best Selling Author Inspiring Audiences Worldwide to Design Happier, Healthier Lives



Dr. Roy Vartabedian is New York Times best selling author and leading international authority in the fields of nutrition, longevity, anti-aging who has contributed his expertise in over 200 TV and radio interviews including the Today Show, Live with Regis, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox News, and PBS. He has worked in the field of health promotion/disease prevention and longevity for over 30 years in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Dr. Vartabedian is an engaging and motivating speaker who is known as the doctor who gives practical understandable information, and advice that allows you to start seeing results instantly,

"My personal goal is to live to be at least 100 years old, in good health, and help as many other people come along with me as possible. If your lifestyle does not control your body, eventually your body will control your lifestyle--the choice is yours! I'm very passionate about helping others take control of their own heath, utilizing all of the tools available today."

--Expert in area of nutritional analysis of foods and supplements.
--Experienced media personality on topics of best and worst foods for good health and longevity, nutrition density of foods, motivation for lifestyle changes.
--Top consultant in areas of nutrition, wellness, and weight loss program development.

Industry Expertise (3)

Health and Wellness

Food and Beverages


Accomplishments (6)



personally assisted and directed the assistance of hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world in learning how to achieve a healthy lifestyle over the last 30+ years. An internationally published New York Times best-selling author by HarperCollins and guest on national television programs, such as the Today show; Live with Regis; Everyday with Joan Lunden; and a variety of other national and regional television and radio programs. Publisher of 12 best-selling books, CDs.

Preventive Care Learning Center (professional)


Created award-winning Preventive Care teaching program for medical residency program. Won $60,000 grant to fund The Preventive Care Learning Center, a patient/resident, teaching facility. The Center taught Family Practice residents patient education/preventive medicine skills and won Patient Care magazine’s Award for Excellence in Patient Education by a Family Practice Residency. Developed off-campus Master of Public Health program for residents and allied health professionals in

Off-Campus Master of Public Health Program (professional)


Developed off-campus Master of Public Health program for Family Practice residents and allied health professionals in conjunction with Loma Linda University and an $800,000 Kellogg Foundation grant.

Cooper Wellness Program (professional)


Developed Residential Wellness Program at the world-renowned Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas from ground floor resulting in multimillion dollars of revenue and educational assistance in improving health and quality of life for thousands of clients, both domestic and international.

Nutripoints: Healthy Eating Made Simple! (professional)


Developed innovative system and program to achieve optimal nutrition. Program and system encompassed in book, Nutripoints, published by HarperCollins. Book was is a New York Times National Bestseller, and on Southwest Booksellers Association and Dallas Bestseller lists. Publication was a dual main feature in the Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Clubs, and has been published in a total of thirteen countries in ten languages worldwide.

Designs for Wellness (professional)


Founded V&A Designs for Wellness and Designs for Wellness Press in 1990. The companies have educated tens of thousands individually and in corporate and community groups in the areas of longevity, nutrition, exercise training/fitness, and stress management. Published numerous books, audio/video recordings, and articles along these topics. Consultations with companies in the development of innovative health-related products, software, and health-motivation techniques.

Education (2)

Andrews University: B.S., B.A., Health Science, Business Administration 1977

Economics, Principles of Management, Business Law, Principles of Marketing, Accounting, Organic Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Home Economics, Inorganic Chemistry, Massage and Non-Drug Therapeutics

Loma Linda University: Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.P.H., Preventive Care, Nutrition, Health Education 1980

Public Health Nutrition, Health Education Principles, Health Education Practice, Proteins, Lipids, Carbohydrates, Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases, Stress Management, Alcohol and Drug Dependencies, Treadmill Testing, Biostatistics, Curriculum Development, Grant Proposal Writing, Pathology, Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Practicum at Kaiser Permanente Preventive Medicine Dept.

Affiliations (4)

  • Andrews University Alumni
  • Loma Linda University Alumni
  • Corporate Health and Wellness Association
  • International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)

Testimonials (7)

Debi Silber, MS, RD, WHC The Mojo Coach®, President, Lifestyle Fitness, Inc. | National Publicity Summit

“Dr. Roy clearly has extensive knowledge in the fields of nutrition and wellness.We worked on a project together and I was so impressed with the brilliant yet simple system he created for others to improve their health. He's able to convey his message in an informative, engaging way and his passion for helping others incorporate optimal nutrition into their lives is obvious.” March 4, 2011

David Beavers , National Marketing Director, Juice Plus+ | NSA Leadership Covention

“I've heard Dr. Roy speak on several occasions. His message and style are compelling and riveting. Great content. He's well organized and proactive. A relationship person. Love his books as well. David Beavers” March 3, 2011

Mark Anthony, "The Psychic Lawyer," medium, attorney, author. | National Publicity Summit

“Dr. Roy has a wonderful message of health and healing. This is coupled with his outgoing personality and engaging sense of humor. However, his knowledge of health and nutrition is unparalleled. I highly recommend Dr. Roy.” June 26, 2009

Gerald S. George, Ph.D., Research & Development, BodyMasters Sports Industries, Inc. | BodyMasters corporate presentation

“Dr. Roy Vartabedian is without question the most dedicated and talented health professional with whom I have ever worked. Even a cursory review of his accomplishments over the past 20 years will reveal that Dr. Vartabedian always manages to get the job done and at the highest level.” May 21, 2012

Gunter Fuchs, Dr. HSc, MPH, Senior Partner, The Fox Group, LLC, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion | Health Science, Loma Linda University, School of Health | Loma Linda University

“Dr. Roy Vartabedian, has been an outstanding healthcare professional. I have known him for over 30 years, professionally and as a personal friend. I would highly recommend him to anyone, needing the expertise he has to offer. As a successful author, an expert in health, public health and nutrition, he has proven to be reliable, honest, consistant, and holds Christian values and integrity." May 21, 2012

Jerry Klein, National Marketing Director, NSA | NSA Leadership Conference

“Dr. Roy is a very articulate and knowledgable professional in the fields of health and nutrition. As a speaker and author he has distinguished himself and helped thousands of people to improve their lives. When I have a specific question about food and nutrition, Dr. Roy and what he has written are primary sources of information for me in my work.” March 3, 2011

Georgia Kostas, MPH, RD, LD, Founder and former Director of Nutrition, Cooper Clinic, Cooper Aerobics Center, Dallas, TX | Cooper Wellness Program

“Dr. Roy Vartabedian is a man of integrity, intelligence, character, and a heart for helping others. I enjoyed working with him at the Cooper Aerobics Center, where he developed and directed the campus Cooper Wellness Program, while I was directing the Cooper Clinic Nutrition Program. Our programs focused on empowering people to make healthy food choices and live healthier lifestyles. His Nutri-point system was revolutionary and simple. With an easy point scale, he could help one choose the” best of breed” in all food categories, removing confusing food choices. Roy speaks with authority and authenticity, and covers the full spectrum of wellness topics. His books, lectures and programs can help anyone make healthy living easier.” 4-2-2012

Sample Talks (1)

SuperNutrition: Fueling Your Body for Peak Performance and Health

Reading labels today to find the best foods to eat--you must be a walking computer! After 10 years of educating patients, Dr. Roy Vartabedian developed a simpler way. His analysis of virtually every food for 26 "good" and "bad" contents, he boils it all down to ONE NUMBER, which tells you everything you need to know about a food. The higher the number, the better the food--simple! Dr. Vartabedian shows you how to choose the right foods to reach peak physical performance, health, and longevity.



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


5000 to 7500