The International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine (ISOM) shared news of the passing of Andrew Saul, founder of the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service (OMNS). The organization shared, "The passing of Andrew Saul has left a profound sense of sadness and loss in the field of orthomolecular medicine. Throughout a remarkable career, he made significant contributions to the advancement of orthomolecular medicine and natural health."
Outlining his accomplishments, ISOM reported that Andrew Saul:
- Founded the OMNS is 2005, and oversaw the publication of more than 135 issues on the free-access, peer-reviewed platform.
- Testified before the Parliament of Canada, advocating for the safety and efficacy of nutrition therapy.
- Was recognized as one of seven natural health pioneers by Psychology Today.
- Was honored with the Citizens for Health Outstanding Health Freedom Activist Award.
- Was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame in 2013.
- Wrote or co-wrote 14 books, collaborating with esteemed authors such as Abram Hoffer. ISOM said his editorial involvement in the acclaimed book The Orthomolecular Treatment of Chronic Disease (2014) and the influential Vitamin Cure book series solidified his position as a leading authority in natural medicine.
- Was prominently featured in the documentary films Food Matters (2008) and That Vitamin Movie (2016).
Andrew Saul's work was also featured in WholeFoods Magazine's popular Vitamin Connection column with the late Dr. Richard Passwater, including a series of conversations on niacin in 2017 (See Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever (parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5).
Michael Passwater shared, "The Passwater Family joins the Orthomolecular Medicine and Natural Therapies communities in celebrating the tremendous life and work of Dr. Andrew Saul, and in expressing our deepest condolences to his precious family. His advocacy for evidence-based natural therapies and the empowerment of individuals with knowledge of the benefits of nutrition were only matched by his kindness and generosity. May all who have benefitted from his teaching, encouragement, and free-access information sharing platforms continue to carry the work forward towards better health for all."
Read more on Saul's life and legacy on ISOM's tribute. And for more on Saul's work, ISOM encourages visiting www.DoctorYourself.com.