Experts Call Low-Garb Trend a "Rip-Off"

Laracy, Alex
August 2004
Convenience Store News;8/2/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p8
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Health experts and consumer advocates have declared that popular low-carbohydrate diets are leading Americans to poor health and spawning a rip-off industry of "carb-friendly" products. A new group called the Partnership for Essential Nutrition intends to help educate Americans about the need for healthy carbohydrates. The group published a survey of 1,017 adults, conducted by Opinion Research Corp., that showed 19 percent of dieters are trying to cut carbs.


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