A Little Knowledge about Obesity is a Dangerous Thing
Posted Jun 10 2009 4:06pm
Rajiv Mehta of Zume Life, a company that helps patients follow treatment regimes, told me that he’s been doing the Shangri-La Diet with some success — he’s lost 3 pounds in a month. Now and then he tells others about the diet. There are two types of reactions. Those who are outside the field of obesity prevention/research are interested. Those inside the field, obesity professionals (e.g., a Stanford professor), uniformly reject it: “Impossible,” they say. Can’t possibly be true.