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Medicine: Dieting / National Insts. of Health Guidelines #585963

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) National Insts. of Health report on the percentage of Americans who are overweight cited.

(Washington: Robert Hager) NIH panel's advice on weight loss featured; its warnings on the potential side effects of crash dieting noted; percentages of American men and women who are trying to diet, and those who regain their lost weight reported. [NIH Dr. James NUCKOLLS - comments on regain.] [Dieters Lita LEPPY, Barbara MOROWITZ - comment.] Fashion magazine covers exhibiting unattainable body shapes shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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