The Rise and Fall of Don Lapre, Doug Grant, and “The Greatest Vitamin in the World”
October 7, 2011 by ,

Don Lapre was a fast-talking character who sold “get rich” opportunities for many years. His infomercials described how, while living in a “tiny one-bedroom apartment, “he became a millionaire by placing hundreds of “tiny little ads” in newspapers. Doug Grant claimed to be a “nutritionist” with vast experience in advising people about health and fitness. …

The World’s Greatest Treasury of Health Secrets Comments on the 2006 Book and Infomercial
February 2, 2007 by

The World’s Greatest Treasury of Health Secrets is claimed to reveal thousands of “secrets” to the reader. Amazon Books lists editions for nearly every year since 1998. The 2004 edition was widely advertised on 30-minute television infomercials during which talk show host Barry Farber interviewed Arthur P. Johnson. The 2006 infomercial was hosted by 85-year-old …