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References for “You don’t have to take a pill”

Arthritis

Messier SP, et al. "Exercise and dietary weight loss in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis: the Arthritis, Diet, and Activity Promotion Trial," Arthritis and Rheumatism (May 2004), Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 1501-10.

Miller GD, et al. "Intensive weight loss program improves physical functions in older obese adults with knee osteoarthritis," Obesity (July 2006), Vol. 14, No. 7, pp. 1219-30.

Cholesterol

Gardner CD, et al. "The effect of plant-based diet on plasma lipids in hypercholesterolemic adults," Annals of Internal Medicine (May 3, 2005), Vol. 142, No. 9, pp. 725-733.

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