John DuFermont is our staff Nutritionist. He is certified by the American Academy of Clinical Nutrition and routinely lectures on wellness issues. John is a voracious reader and is current on all the latest research findings about nutrition. He is an encyclopedia of knowledge well-versed in the facts, not the fads, of food science.
John served as a wellness counselor at The Fitness Center, Traverse City for many years in addition to hosting a weekly radio show about wellness with Ron Jolly for 10 years. The senior member of the Rock Bottom Gym team, John is a Navy Veteran who served during WWII.
When not counseling people toward healthier eating habits, John spends much of his spare time trying to stay in sync with current nutrition research and biological understanding.