TITLE

Fad Diets: All Protein, No Proof

AUTHOR(S)
Hensrud, Donald D.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);05/15/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 10, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on fad diets, in which unconventional eating strategies are suggested for people who wish to lose weight. Tendency of nutritionists to recommend high-carbohydrate diets, even though carbohydrates contain a high amount of calories; Rise of insulin levels, which promote weight gain, due to carbohydrates; Health aspects of fad diets, including their ignorance of the importance of fruits and vegetables; Effect of the consumption of plant products on one's chances for getting cancer.
ACCESSION #
3072557

 

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