Referring to Monday’s post on “The Southern Diet” a reader writes:

Reading your article today reminded me of a lecture/ rant that I watched a few months ago on a blog from a Canadian physician and anti-obesity advocate.  His conclusion is the same as yours: as citizens, we have a responsibility to demand healthier food.  He goes a little further, saying that government needs to regulate the food industry to make sure our demands are met.

You might find his blog interesting, too: (


Here is Dr. Freedhoff’s rant:


Dr. Freedhoff’s excellent blog — Weighty Matters — is here.

(Back pat:  Daniel Ketyer)