Paul C. Bragg, Father of the Health Movement in America,
had vision and dedication. This dynamic Crusader for worldwide health and
fitness is responsible for more firsts in the history of the Health
Movement than any other individual.
Bragg’s amazing pioneering
achievements the world now enjoys:
- Bragg originated, named and opened the first Health
Food Store in America.
- Bragg Health Crusades pioneered the first Health
Lectures across America. Bragg inspired followers to open Health Stores
across America and then worldwide.
- Bragg was the first to introduce pineapple juice and
tomato juice to America.
- He introduced Juice Therapy in America by importing
the first hand-juicers.
- He was the first to introduce and distribute honey and
date sugar nationwide.
- Bragg pioneered Radio Health Programs from Hollywood
three times daily in the 20s.
- Bragg and daughter Patricia pioneered a Health TV show
from Hollywood to spread The Bragg Health Crusade on their show, Health
and Happiness. It included exercises, health recipes, visual
demonstrations and guest appearances by famous, health-minded people.
- Bragg opened the first health restaurants and the
first health spas in America.
- He created the first health foods and products and
then made them available nationwide: herbal teas, health beverages,
vitamin drinks, seven-grain cereals and crackers, health cosmetics,
health candies, calcium, vitamins and mineral supplements, wheat germ,
digestive enzymes from papaya, herbs and kelp seasonings, and amino
acids from soybeans. Bragg inspired others to follow (Schiff, Shaklee,
Twin Labs, Herbalife, etc.) and now thousands of health items are
Crippled by TB as a teenager, Bragg developed his own
eating, breathing and exercising program to rebuild his body into an
ageless, tireless, pain-free citadel of glowing, super health. He excelled
in running, swimming, biking, progressive weight training and mountain
climbing. He made an early pledge to God, in return for his renewed
health, to spend the rest of his life showing others the road to super
health. He honored his pledge! Paul Bragg’s health pioneering made a
A legend and beloved health crusader to
millions, Bragg was the inspiration and personal health and fitness
advisor to top Olympic Stars from 4-time swimming Gold Medalist Murray
Rose to 3-time track Gold Medalist Betty Cuthbert of Australia, his
relative (pole-vaulting Gold Medalist), Don Bragg and countless others.
Jack LaLanne, the original TV Fitness King says, “Bragg saved my life at
age 15 when I attended the Bragg Crusade in Oakland, California.” From the
earliest days, Bragg advised the greatest Hollywood Stars and giants of
American Business. J C Penney, Del E. Webb, Dr. Scholl and Conrad Hilton
are just a few who he inspired to long, successful, healthy, active
Dr. Bragg changed the lives of millions worldwide in all
walks of life with the Bragg Health Crusades, The Bragg Health Books, his
Radio and TV appearances.
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