Henry G. Bieler

Physician from United States of America

Henry G. Bieler (April 2, 1893 – October 11, 1975) was a prominent American physician, best known for his book Food is Your Best Medicine, which advocated the treatment of disease with foods. He is widely recognized as a pioneer in alternative medicine who used non-pharmaceutical, diet-based therapies to cure or control various diseases including asthma, diabetes, and cancer. In his private life he was an outdoorsman, musicologist, and accomplished artist. Henry Bieler was born in 1893 in Milford, Ohio. In about 1905 his family moved to Cincinnati. He studied medicine at the Ohio-Miami Medical College and graduating with his MD in 1916. He started his medical practice in West Virginia's coal region, moving to Twin Falls, Idaho in about 1922, followed by Pasadena, California in 1926, before settling permanently in Capistrano Beach, California in 1954. Bieler practiced medicine for more fifty years, and gained a reputation as a gifted healer who was able to cure or control difficult health conditions. He died in his home in 1975. As a medical student Bieler suffered from severe asthma, but none of his professors were able to help him. This affliction continued into his early career,  ( Wikipedia article )


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Known as
Henry Bieler,Dr. Henry G. Bieler
Date of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
University of Cincinnati


Date of death

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