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Carlton Fredericks
Original name: Harold Carlton Caplan
Birth: Oct. 23, 1910
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1987
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA

Radio Commentator, Author on Nutrition and Health. Born Harold Carlton Caplan (he changed his name for radio) graduated from the University of Alabama in 1931 and received a masters's degree and doctorate, both in public health education, from New York University. Dr. Fredericks' was a radio host at WOR in New York, with his call-in program "Design for Living", offering nutrition advice. The show was broadcast six days a week by the station and was syndicated. His most frequent message to listeners was that they needed vitamin and mineral supplements, due to the modern food-processing methods that diminished natural nutrients. In the 1950s and 1960s, Dr. Fredericks had a long battle with government regulatory agencies over his nutritional theories. The Federal Food and Drug Administration seized copies of his diet book "Eat, Live, and Be Merry" in 1961, stating the book violated Federal law banning flase labeling. The agency said the book recommended treating ailments such as peptic ulcers and cancer with vitamin and mineral supplements that were "not effective." His other books include "Breast Cancer: A Nutritional Approach," "Psychonutrition," and "Cookbook for Good Nutrition." (bio by: Ginny M) 
 
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  Betty Fredericks (1927 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Jewish Community Center Cemetery
Spring Valley
Rockland County
New York, USA
Plot: Knights of Pythias
 
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Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Aug 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95759149
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Carlton Fredericks
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Carlton Fredericks
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Happy October birthday!
- boo
 Added: Oct. 23, 2015
A phenomenal teacher who educated and profoundly influenced and helped so many.
- John O
 Added: Jun. 24, 2015
You were the best and a class act to boot! Thank you for helping my father.
- Vincent Gardino
 Added: Mar. 5, 2015
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