Ivy Professor: Sundaes Are Yummy!

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:
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.

Eggheads. Is there anything they can't do?

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