Health: Next Year's Diet Books

Low carb. High fiber. No sugar. Reduced fat. Points. Exchanges. "Everything that you can think of has been done," says Marion Nestle, a nutrition professor at New York University and the author of What to Eat. "It's hard to think of some new gimmick in dieting." Have no fear. Each year as the New Year's resolution season draws near, the publishing industry dreams up novel weight-loss schemes to entice the ever plumper U.S. population, nearly two-thirds of which is overweight. The new crop of diet books recommends everything from treating meals as mood medicine to eating dinner for breakfast. Here's a...

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