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- Gary Taubes Freelance Writer and Author of the New York Times Magazine July 7, 2002 cover story, "What If It's All Been a Big Fat Lie?"
- Bonnie Liebman Director of Nutrition at the Center for Science in the Public Interest
- Dr. Arthur Frank Medical Director of the George Washington University weight management program
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