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Diet Gurus Who Died Of Poor Health

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A little food for thought here on The List today...famous diet gurus who died of poor health.

3 - Robert Atkins:  He created one of most famous diets...the one that let you pig out on protein. After he died we found out he had a history of serious heart problems. And some believe that led caused him to fall on ice at the age of 72 ultimately killing him.

2 - Nathan Pritikin was the first to promote the connection between diet and heart disease, he promoted a low fat diet and exercise...and yet he ended up with leukemia and committed suicide in his hospital bed at the age of 69.

1 - James Fixx:  wrote ‘The Complete Book Of Running", he's the guy credited with starting the American running craze...ran ten miles a day...and died at the age of 52 while jogging.

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