VONDERPLANITZ, Aajonus. American, b. 1947. Genres: Plays/ Screenplays, Medicine/Health, Sports/Fitness. Career: Optimal Ways of Living, Santa Monica, CA, nutritionist and managing director, 1983-. Carnelian Bay Castle Press, nutrition writer, 1996-. Publications: The Garden of Date Eatin', 1976; Sex, Death, and Pickles (screenplay), 1996; We Want to Live, Vol. I: Out of the Grips of Disease and Death, Vol. II: Healthfully, 1997; The Recipe for Living without Disease, 2002. Address: Optimal Ways of Living Trust, PO Box 176, Santa Monica, CA 90406, U.S.A.