We were already of the opinion that the Times's Sunday Business section is the best part of that paper, but this weekend's pullout confirmed it. From the letters section:
To the Editor:Eggheads. Is there anything they can't do?
Re "Winning the Nutrition Game, With Help From a Coach" (April 22), which discussed the hiring of personal coaches to help with weight loss or other goals:
For many people, the problem is not that they don't know how to eat healthfully but that they don't like to, because of a fact that is apparent to anyone with taste buds: healthful foods simply don't taste as good as ice cream sundaes and chocolate layer cake.
Felicia Nimue Ackerman
Providence, R.I., April 22
The writer is a philosophy professor at Brown University.