For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Some nutrition specialists believe a low-fat diet may be counterproductive for those trying to lose weight or keep off extra pounds, but that idea flies in the face of decades of established medical wisdom. A panel talks about scientific research looking into the causes of and remedies for obesity.
- 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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