Adelle Davis biography

Adelle Davis

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1904 – 1974

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Who was Adelle Davis?

Daisie Adelle Davis, popularly known as Adelle Davis, was an American author and nutritionist who became well known as an advocate for specific nutritional stances such as unprocessed food and vitamin supplementation. She gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s with widespread media attention and became the most recognized nutritionist in the country. Despite her popularity, she was heavily criticized by her peers for many recommendations she made that were not supported by the scientific literature, some of which were considered dangerous.

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Born
Feb 25, 1904
Lizton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Southern California
  • Purdue University
Died
May 31, 1974
Palos Verdes Estates

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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