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Richard Dubois, M.D. Recommends Juice Plus+

October 12, 2009

Richard E. DuBois, M.D.

“Eat whole foods and take
Juice Plus+.”

Home: Atlanta, Georgia.
Medical Specialty: Infectious Diseases.
Education and Training: State University of New York at Buffalo, Doctor of Medicine.
Most Recent Position: Chief of Internal Medicine, Atlanta Medical Center.
Honors: The Award of Excellence in Teaching at Atlanta Medical Center, where he was chosen as ‘most valuable physician’ and re-elected to four consecutive terms as Chief of Internal Medicine. President of the Georgia Society of Internal Medicine. President of the Infectious Disease Society of Georgia. President of the Medical Association of Atlanta. Listed in Best Doctors in America every year since 1994. Chosen by his medical colleagues as their ‘physician of choice’ in his specialty.
Recent Paper: “Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Disease and Aging: Opportunity for Intervention”, a review of current medical literature establishing the importance of antioxidants from whole food sources in preventing degenerative disease.
Community Service: Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Atlanta, Georgia.
Hobbies: Travel and snow skiing.
Health Advice: “Scientific studies involving isolated, high-dose, and often synthetic vitamin and mineral supplements have shown conflicting and sometimes even harmful results. One study shows that 2,000 mg a day of vitamin E may delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease; another suggests that 800 mg is bad for the immune system. 50 mg of beta-carotene decreased the risk of cancer in one group of doctors but actually increased the risk in another.”
Why he recommends Juice Plus+: “Studies have proven that whole foods are the best source of micronutrients, in part because antioxidants and other micronutrients work together in ways we’ve just begun to understand. Whole foods also have thousands of yet-to-be identified phytochemicals that will prove beneficial for human nutrition. I tell my patients: Eat whole foods and take Juice Plus+.”
Favorite Quote: “You might as well stand unprotected in front of an X-ray machine as to not eat enough fruits and vegetables” — Dr. Bruce Ames, winner of the National Medal of Science
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