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Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted

 

December 7, 2018



NEW YORK (AP) — More work by a prominent food researcher, including a study that took aim at the "Joy of Cooking," has been retracted because of problems with the data.

The Annals of Internal Medicine retracted a study that said the book's recipes changed with updated editions to include more calories and bigger portions. It said a reanalysis by co-author Brian Wansink resulted in numbers that differed — "many substantially so" — from the published versions.

The 2009 study had examined recipes in the cookbook to assess the role home cooking might play in fueling obesity. At the time,...



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