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Big nutrition research scandal sees 6 more retractions, purging popular diet tips


Big nutrition research scandal sees 6 more retractions, purging popular diet tips


Enlarge / Broken plate with knife and fork on white background.Getty | PM ImagesBrian Wansink, the Cornell nutrition researcher who was world-renowned for his massively popular, commonsense-style dieting studies before ultimately going down in flames in a beefy statistics scandal, has now resigned—with a considerably slimmer publication record. JAMA’s editorial board retracted six studies co-authored by Wansink from its network of prestigious publications on Wednesday, September 19.

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