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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Crash diets may not be so bad, Australian study finds

Crash diets may not be so bad, Australian study finds

The idea that rapid weight loss is associated with rapid weight regain is no more true than Aesop's fable.