LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - Alkame Holdings, Inc. (
"These last several months have been extremely creative and productive for Alkame as a brand, as a technology, and as a growing public company," stated Robert Eakle, CEO of Alkame Holdings, Inc. "The formation of a Science and Technology Advisory Group with leading health, nutrition, medical, and scientific experts will help us take advantage of our new momentum and improve our ability to support the efficacy and valuation of our Alkame water products, our technology, and our patents with industry regulators and stakeholders."
Mr. Eakle continued, "On behalf of the entire Alkame team, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Tammy Schaible Miller, Dr. Pietro Baio, and Andrea Visak as the founding members of our Science and Technology Advisory Group. I look forward to working closely with each of them to study, improve and advance Alkame Water as a nationally recognized leader in superior hydration, health and wellness, and sports performance."
Tammy Schaible Miller brings over 15 years of science, biology, nutrition, chemistry, sports management, teaching, and coaching experience to the Alkame team. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and has coached collegiate level volleyball for 5 years. In 1997, she received an Associates of Science (AS) degree from Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado. In 2000, Miller received Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Metropolitan State College of Denver. In 2009, she earned a Master's Degree in Sports Management with an emphasis in coaching.
Miller commented, "I believe in Alkame Water and its potential to help people on multiple levels. I have seen some of the many benefits of this great product firsthand, so I am excited and honored to join the Alkame Science and Technology Advisory Group and be a part of this company."
Dr. Pietro Baio is a certified Chiropractor who practices in Brooklyn, New York, where he owns and operates "Performance Edge Chiropractic PC" with a focus on Sport Chiropractic. Dr. Baio's previous experience as an accomplished high school wrestler and current Japanese jujitsu and kickboxing enthusiast, drives his ongoing passion for sports performance research and advancements. In addition to graduating from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in 2006, Dr. Baio also holds both a BS and MA in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University and is an ACSM Certified Exercise Specialist. While attending NYCC and Adelphi University, Dr. Baio designed, executed, and took part in several research studies at the Human Performance Lab of both schools. His current client list is a who's who of local professional athletes including some of the area's best mixed martial artists and professional boxers.
Andrea Visak, RDN, CSSD, LDN, is a sports and wellness dietitian and founder of H2O Nutrition, LLC, a San Diego, California, based company providing nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of competitive and recreational athletes. Andrea is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), and has served as a leader in enhancing sports and life performance through innovative fueling strategies for over 10 years. Her expertise encompasses sports medical nutrition therapy, disordered eating counseling, weight management, and wellness nutrition for athletes and physically active individuals and groups.
Visak concluded, "My life's work applies the science and art of sports nutrition to fuel athletic performance, fitness, and health. Alkame Water's patented formulation for superior hydration can give a significant boost to anyone looking to enhance overall health and wellness, improve athletic performance, and shorten recovery times. I'm excited to be involved with the new Alkame Science and Technology Advisory Group and hope that my participation will help to increase both professional and amateur athletes' understanding of how this unique engineered water can help them achieve peak performance."
About Alkame Holdings, Inc.
Alkame Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded health and technology holding company with a focus on patentable, innovative, and eco-friendly consumer products. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Alkame Water, Inc., markets and distributes micro-clustered, alkaline, antioxidant and oxygenated bottled water utilizing an exclusive patented formula and technology. Alkame's patented technology creates water with several unique properties which allow the body to absorb and utilize it more efficiently and help to achieve an optimal pH balance. The patented Alkame technology also increases the available oxygen content and absorbability which equates to more fuel for improved metabolic efficiency, boosted immune system, and improved cardio respiratory function. Not all waters are created equal™. For more information, visit www.alkamewater.com.
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