TITLE

Fattening on fat

AUTHOR(S)
Ognibene, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
May 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;5/5/73, Vol. 168 Issue 18, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the book "Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution," by Robert C. Atkins; Report that obesity is a serious medical problem that afflicts upward of 30 percent of the American people; Report that the United States Postal Service has been the consumer's first line of defense against diet frauds; State that the problem of obesity and fad diets was recently the subject of hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs; Branding of the Atkins' diet as unscientific and potentially dangerous to health by the Council on Foods and Nutrition of the American Medical Association; Dangers of the Atkins' diet; View that there are sound diet and exercise programs that can help obese persons lose weight without endangering health, but none of these are miracle diets.
ACCESSION #
10156438

 

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