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.

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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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