Friday, June 10, 2005

Another reason why it's useful to study obesity...

This is another part in my ongoing struggle (primarily waged on Jenn's blog) to justify funding research in obesity. It's not about enabling people to do wrong; it's about enabling people and food vendors to do right.

If there's no research, there's no justification for criticism.

'No-Fad Diet' offers hope for the weak (Heart Association book dismisses trendy diets, offers options)
DALLAS, Texas (AP) -- In a no-nonsense approach to weight loss, the American Heart Association's new diet book offers options for the weak. Can't give up pizza? Try eating two slices instead of your regular three. Craving ice cream? Try a sorbet.

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