Thank you for the superb article about eating smarter [Nov. 3]. 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, I danced around the room saying, "Yes, yes, yes!"
We already know the basic tenets of nutrition, so...