How I Became a Low-Carb Believer

After seeing results in his patients, a once skeptical doctor is now a convert

In my 25 years of medical training and practice in Manhattan, I've seen a wide range of diets come and go. Virtually none of them work. Of course, they may work for a few weeks or months, but my experience follows the national statistics that 90% of dieters regain their weight within two years of weight loss. The ones who have been successful are those who have made a permanent commitment to altering their eating habits and continuing to be active physically. A major problem is that the dedication it takes to stay on a diet, especially for those significantly overweight,...

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