Dr. Ralf Jäger

Dr. Ralf Jäger, PhD, FISSN, CISSN, MBA
Dr. Jäger is a globally recognized inventor of functional foods and dietary supplements, as well as an award-winning speaker in these subject areas. He began his scientific career developing new bio-active ingredients for a leading multi-national billion dollar company and advanced in his career from director of research and development to vice president of marketing and sales.


Dr. Jäger has developed many new products that currently lead the supplement and food industry, and designed and conducted clinical studies on prominent ingredients and respected products. He has authored and published numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers, industry publications and mainstream media articles on sports nutrition, brain, joint, heart, and gut health, and is a leading expert in the field of probiotics.


A postdoctoral scholar in bio-organic chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, Calif., Dr. Jäger originally earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Bonn in Germany. Dr. Jäger also holds an MBA from the University of Wurzburg, Germany, is a certified sports nutritionist (CISSN) and Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (FISSN). He is currently a member of numerous scientific associations, including, most notably, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).