GARY M. LEVINE, M.D.
Young and colleagues (1) have provided a valuable service to the readers of Annals of Internal Medicine by closely examining the dietary claims and composition of the latest health "revolution" to reach the public. Modestly named USA, Incorporated, this diet is but the latest example of "yuppie" pseudoscience ostensibly designed to improve our health, prevent disease, and treat obesity.
Young and colleagues have carefully dissected the components of this diet plan. Contrary to the claims of the manufacturer that this diet plan is well balanced and healthful, we find that the USAI diet suffers from many of the same defects
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LEVINE GM. Another Diet Revolution? The Latest Fashion in Fad Diets. Ann Intern Med. 1987;107:109–110. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-1-109
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