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June 15, 1963

The fat boy goes poly-unsaturated.

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By Elmer Wheeler. 156 p. $3.50. Doubleday & Co., Garden City, N.Y., 1963

JAMA. 1963;184(11):906. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700240098038

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A tiresome and somewhat forced 180-day adventure with Elmer as he explores the confusing world of cholesterol. Those who can stand Wheeler's style may find the book of value, particularly if they must own up to past dietary indiscretions and begin a new low-lipid life.

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