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August 1998 Issue

Diet Touted in Sugar Busters! Bestseller Busted by EN

Q. Can the diet in the book Sugar Busters! help me lose weight? A. sure, initially. But as with any fad diet, the results are not likely to last. A bestseller around the country and the talk of New Orleans where restaurants are serving up Sugar Busters! specials, this book offers nothing more than carbohydrate-bashing in disguise. Similar diets recur every few years. In the '70's, the Atkins Diet popularized the low-carb, high-protein

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