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The promotion of different “diets” or diet programs has become rampant in our modern society, with many making erroneous claims about weight loss and healthy lifestyles. It can seem that each time you hop on the computer or catch the news a groundbreaking way to shed pounds and get the perfect body is being touted.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
December 6, 2013