Tuesday, October 02, 2007

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Responsible for this blog: Andrew Wilmot is a non-medical professional who, after university studies in civil engineering and ‘A’ levels in maths, physics and biology, has qualified as a professional civil engineer and project manager. With a keen interest in human health and well-being, he started work for a nutritional research and manufacturing company in 2005 and has been working as a health and well-being club leader and nutritional health writer since 2006.

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Commitment to the company’s research and development
… and, to conclude, here is a statement from the founder and chairman of the company …

“I want you to be aware of the very serious commitment we have to research and development.

I believe that we have tremendously qualified scientists and researchers working for ‘the company’.

Research and Development is divided into product support, quality control, microbiology, analytical chemistry, laboratory services, regulatory compliance, technical services, and product development."

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