DAY OF THE DELI

Who would think supermarket deli, dairy and meat departments would be the ones to gain when it seems the whole world has gone on a diet?That's what's happening as dieters come looking for all the good-tasting things they can eat even as they trim inches off their waistlines. With copies of the Atkins or South Beach diets tucked under their arms, they're seeking all kinds of cheese, ribs, corned beef

Who would think supermarket deli, dairy and meat departments would be the ones to gain when it seems the whole world has gone on a diet?

That's what's happening as dieters come looking for all the good-tasting things they can eat even as they trim inches off their waistlines. With copies of the Atkins or South Beach diets tucked under their arms, they're seeking all kinds of cheese, ribs, corned beef and steaks -- even bacon.

"It's a tremendous boon for the industry. I've been

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