December 1996 Issue
So-Called "New" High-Protein Diets Are the Same Old Bad News
The health and diet aisle of your local bookstore is chock full of titles such as Protein Power, The Zone, Healthy for Life, The 5 Day Miracle Diet, and Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution, all featuring protein-powered diets. Such diets have a decidedly familiar ring. They are making a come-back from their heyday in the 1970's. But people won't lose weight for good now, any more than they did then. The common denominator
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