Leon Chaitow is well-known internationally as the author of over 60 books on natural heath and complementary medicine. He has written authoritatively at many levels, from easy to understand guides for the general public on health issues and treatment approaches to detailed, well-referenced texts for health care students and practitioners and their clients. He studied osteopathy and naturopathy at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. He subsequently studied acupuncture, cranial osteopathy and orthomolecular nutrition. Leon Chaitow was the first naturopath/osteopath to be appointed to a UK medical practice (Marylebone Health Centre, London).