Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 6, 2004


DAVID BLOCK currently leads research efforts at The Seidler Companies as a Senior Vice President covering the health and nutrition space. He originally joined Seidler as an Associate Research Analyst, specializing in the gaming industry. Prior to his employment at Seidler, Mr. Block was an Equity Analyst at EnTrust Capital and an Equity Research Analyst with Merrill Lynch's Wealth Management Division. He received his Juris Doctor from the Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, where he was a Fellow and Founding Student Board Member of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Law. Mr. Block also earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a scholarship athlete. Profile
TWST: David, how do we define nutraceuticals? How do you get your arms

around it?

Mr. Block: If you look at a classic definition, I think you'd find that

a nutraceutical is a food or naturally