Posted on February 15th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein
Weight loss programs promoting foods such as cabbage soup and grapefruit have been attributed to the Mayo Clinic for decades. Although these diets had no connection to Mayo, their popularity got clinic officials thinking that people were hungry for a diet based on their research and clinical experience.
“We decided there was enough scientific research out there now that we could be comfortable putting our name on a book or program,” said Dr. Donald Hensrud, chairman of the preventive medicine department at Mayo.
LaCrosse Tribune, by Terry Rindfleisch, 2/10/2010
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