Cautioning patients about extreme diets

Barnard, Neal D.; Eckel, Robert H.; Garza, Cutberto
August 2001
Patient Care;8/15/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p28
Academic Journal
Presents guidelines for evaluating the safety and efficacy of any diet. Suggested principles for diet and exercise; Components of a nutritionally adequate diet; Role of physicians in emphasizing the importance of diet and exercise in obesity prevention; Health effects of popular diets. INSETS: USDA report: The health effects of popular diets;Web resources for patient education.


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