Michael Mooney & Nelson Vergel
Michael Mooney is a journalist and nutritional researcher
and advocate for holistic therapies in the treatment of HIV.
He is the director of research and communication for PoWeR
(Program for Wellness Restoration). He has published a
regular newsletter promoting their work, and maintained
their comprehensive website. Michael has been interviewed by Sports Illustrated, quoted on Good Morning
American, and has published articles in various
publications in the U.S. and worldwide, including: European AIDS Treatment News, Musclemag, Ironman and Muscle Media. He lives in Los
Vergel, chemical engineer, founder of and Director of the
Body Wellness Center/Houston, has been HIV(+) for 19 years.
He experimented with the principles set forth in Built to
Survive and is living proof of their effectiveness. “The
time has come to treat HIV comprehensively with not only
anti-retrovirals, but also with life-enhancing complementary
therapies. … Minimizing the side effects (of drug therapies)
is key to living better and longer. We hope we can make it
easier to conquer many of them with our book,” says Vergel.
He lives in Houston, Texas.