Richard A. Passwater

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" In 1975, his best-selling book "Supernutrition: Megavitamin Revolution" was credited with legitimizing megavitamin therapy.

"Dr. Passwater’s research with selenium was first reported to the general public in the December 1971 issue of Prevention magazine.

"Besides his discoveries in cancer and aging, Dr. Passwater’s research includes a five-year study with Drs. Linus Pauling and James Enstrom (UCLA School of Public Health) on the benefits of dietary supplements on a large group of Californian volunteers, and a study of the protective effect of vitamin E against heart disease

"Dr. Passwater was series co-editor of over 100 books for the Keats Good Health Guides. He has been the Nutrition Editor for “The Experts Journal of Optimal Health,” and is the scientific editor for Whole Foods for which he writes a monthly column "Vitamin Connection," to help bring the latest research on nutrients to the public. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Nutrition. He was presented with the nutrition industry's Achievement Award for 1989 and the National Nutritional Foods Association’s Presidents Award in 1999. He has been twice honored by the Committee For World Health (1978 and 1980)." [1]

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