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Thanks to Anne Weiss.

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  1. Ruhl doesn’t really support her assertion that the diet is dangerous.

    It seems very unlikely to me that it is. I have to believe that we evolved to be extremely well equipped to go a single week on sparse food. It seems very believable that it would have a salutary effect after five or six decades of uninterrupted gorging.

    The “KimKins” diet that she throws up is a red herring. Kimkins was the fat, fraudulent, scientifically-illiterate housewife whose low carb, low fat, high protein “Kimkins” diet really was dangerous as it results in “rabbit starvation”:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_starvation

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