RICH MAN'S DIET

TOO MUCH FAT. NOT ENOUGH PEAS, GRAINS AND BEANS

All that carping about lowering cholesterol and eating less fat must finally be paying off. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, more Americans are eating a healthy diet now than 30 years ago. In fact, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina, just about the only people who ate right in the mid-1960s were poor black people, who simply couldn't afford the marbled steaks and high-protein meals that were then considered the most nutritious. According to survey data collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 16% of poor black people in...

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