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Pamela Benitez, M.D. Recommends Juice Plus+

October 11, 2009

Pamela Benitez, M.D.

“Food is not just for calories and energy. Food is for prevention.”

Home: Royal Oak, Michigan.
Medical Specialty: General Surgery.
Education and Training: Graduated from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York in 1978. Completed residency in General Surgery at University of Michigan Hospitals – Ann Arbor in 1983. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery since 1984.
Current Positions: Practices at the Rose Cancer Center of William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Serves on the medical staffs of William Beaumont Hospitals in Royal Oak (since 1988) and Troy (since 1991). Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University (2009 – present).
Faculty appointments and academic positions: Director of Resident Education for Breast Surgical Services, Department of Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak (2006-07). Assistant Professor (1983-88) and Clinical Assistant Professor (1988-96), Department of Surgery, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Publications: Numerous articles on breast cancer in such publications as Cancer, The American Journal of Surgery, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Key personal accomplishment: Co-founder and Medical Director of the Shades of Pink Foundation, which provides temporary financial assistance to women experiencing financial distress as a result of a breast cancer diagnosis. Has trained for and participated in six Breast Cancer 3-Day 60-mile walks.
Health Perspective: “We need to change our focus on what food will do for us. Food is not just for calories and energy. Food is for prevention. The scientific literature has told us for a long, long time that fruits and vegetables are the most important fuel we can put in our bodies to make a difference in terms of prevention and health.”
Health Advice: “Lifestyle issues are a matter of personal choice. You are in control. You have choices. Make good ones.”
Why she recommends Juice Plus+: “Good nutrition is so important in strengthening the immune and cardiovascular systems. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains has been proven to make a difference. Juice Plus+ provides added nutrition from a broad spectrum of fruits, vegetables, and grains.”

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