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Harvard Nutritionist Jean Mayer writes to 35 million people that low carb diet is "the equivalent of mass murder."

January 1, 1965

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Jean Mayer, one of the “greats” of nutrition science, said in 1965, in the colourful language that has characterised arguments over diet, that prescribing a diet restricted in carbohydrates to the public was “the equivalent of mass murder.”