Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health

Diet Wars?

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Most of the recent diet debates have involved the low-fat versus the low-carbohydrate diets which contradict each other considerably.    The Mediterranean Diet versus the Dr. Ornish low-fat (vegetarian) diet are not diametrically opposed to each other; both offer similar health benefits.  There are sample menus for each approach.  Both tell the same story – EAT FOOD, NOT TOO MUCH, MOSTLY PLANTS from the wisdom of Michael Pollan’s 7 Rules for Eating.



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