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Health Food Book / Danger To Children #498517

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1978
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(Studio) Report of interest to parents of small children.
REPORTER: John Hart

(Miami, Florida) Popularity of books by late nutritionist Adelle Davis in Miami health food stores noted; physicians' report that her book, "Let's Have Healthy Children", contains deadly advice to children. Case of potassium overdose given to Ryan Pitzer by parents Susan and Don and which caused him to die detailed; is noted Ryan's twin Darren refused to drink potassium remedy. [Dr. Irwin REDLENER - cites fears with regard to safety of children due to information in book.] [Susan PITZER - advises other mothers to check out information with someone who's familiar with ingredients.] Statements of publisher, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Incorporated in NYC, re: matter stated.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Reporter(s):
Francis, Fred;
Hart, John
Duration:
00:01:50

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