Brides are trying a new craze. It is called the feeding tube diet. Most of us become familiar with feeding tubes when a loved one is sick and needs to get nutrition to their body. Now comes word that the medical procedure is being used for extreme dieting. The body receives only 800 calories a day.
Something medical is indeed happening in the newest diet to reach the United States. Dr. Oliver R. Di Pietro has been offering what he calls a K-E diet at his modest clinic in Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., since last July.
“I get a lot of brides,” Dr. Di Pietro said. “Nervous eating.”