Letters: Nov. 10, 2003

The Secrets of Eating Smarter

"People are looking for a magic bullet, but they can't ignore the basics: eat healthy foods, exercise and stay away from fast food." Irina Mounkes Incline Village, Nev.

Thank you for the superb article about eating smarter [Oct. 20]. It certainly proved that spending millions on fad-diet books is a waste of time. Why is it that people who want to lose weight don't understand that they have to adopt eating habits they must maintain for the rest of their life? Everything they need to know was included in your reporting. After I read your story,...

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