Letters, Jan. 8, 1973

Priestess or Witch?

Sir / Your article on foods and fads, "The Perils of Eating, American Style" [Dec. 18], showed good coverage in most areas. I resent, however, your treatment of Adelle Davis as a kind of prepackaged witch or ridicule figure.

My family and I have been following most of her recommendations for a year, and find that many of our health problems have disappeared. If Adelle is a priestess, I've finally discovered where to put my faith.

I don't bypass doctors, but considering the limited number of hours of an M.D.'s training in...

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