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Since two-thirds of American adults are currently overweight or obese, we would all like to be able to help patients choose the “best” diet. The list of choices and categories is lengthy, with vocal advocates for the Atkins diet, the Zone diet, South Beach diet, Jenny Craig, Ornish, etc. Of course, were any of these diets sufficiently effective and easily adopted that they could gain widespread advocacy, we wouldn’t be faced with such an obesity epidemic in the first place! So, apparently there is no “simple answer.” Among the choices we have, then, which one might be the best?

Does It Really Make a Difference What Weight-Reduction Diet You Choose?