A friend read a book and is trying a diet that doesn’t seem very healthy to us.
Is there a magic diet or even a moderately preferred diet?
Gina Kolata, a reporter at The New York Times, asked Dr. Jules Hirsch, emeritus professor and emeritus physician in chief at Rockefeller University, that question in a July 9, 2012, article—“In Dieting, Magic Isn’t a Substitute for Science.”
Dr Hirsch answered: “No. Some diets are better or worse for medical reasons, but not for weight control.”
His advice? People who want to lose weight should “eat a lower-calorie diet. They should eat whatever they normally eat, but eat less.”