Whole Health: Just in Time for the Holidays

The diet that Mark Haub used to lose 27 pounds in two months more than proves his theory: Only calories count. Haub, a professor who teaches nutrition at Kansas State University, subsisted on a steady supply of junk food snack cakes, doughnuts and soda that made up two-thirds of his diet. His secret? Aside from a multivitamin, a protein shake and a small serving of vegetables, Haub limited his junk

The diet that Mark Haub used to lose 27 pounds in two months more than proves his theory: Only calories count.

Haub, a professor who teaches nutrition at Kansas State University, subsisted on a steady supply of junk food — snack cakes, doughnuts and soda — that made up two-thirds of his diet. His secret? Aside from a multivitamin, a protein shake and a small serving of vegetables, Haub limited his junk food intake to 1,800-calories a day, well under the 2,000 calories the Food and Dru

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