Biography: Dr. Alejandro Junger, MD, is a cardiologist, founder of the Clean Program and a New York Times best-selling author. He graduated from medical school in his home country of Uruguay, and then moved to New York City for his postgraduate training in internal medicine at New York University and fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. The drastic change in lifestyle and diet resulting from his move to New York City soon showed up as irritable bowel syndrome and depression. Becoming a patient of the system he was practicing was such a shock, that it started his journey in search of an alternative solution to his health problems. His findings are the subject matter of his New York Times best-selling books, “Clean,” “Clean Gut” and “Clean Eats,” all of which are a manual for readers to learn how to turn on, and work with, their own detoxification systems to restore and maintain optimal health. After his medical training, Junger studied Eastern medicine in India. Junger has been called the father of detox and his Clean Program is followed by people worldwide, including dignitaries, A-list celebrities and media personalities. He is frequently interviewed in the press for his detox expertise and has been featured on major national shows including, “Dr. Oz,” “Martha Stewart,” and ABC News.

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E! News “Daily Pop” (National)

E! News (National)


Whole Foods Magazine (National Trade)

Martha Stewart (National)


Dr. Oz (National)

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