Lege Artis Medicinae

[Bon Appetit!? Letter to the Editor]

SAS Géza

FEBRUARY 26, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(02)

[A well-behaved person in company, in a family, before a meal, wishes the others a good appetite. Even if the majority of the table is taking an appetite suppressant and chewing Abonette instead of bread. On the one hand, having a good appetite is a good thing, as it can be a sign or symptom of the onset of many diseases. But on the other hand, a good appetite can itself be the cause and trigger of many diseases. This issue is justified not only by the role of obesity in cardiovascular diseases, but also by the fact that in recent times certain misrepresentations, exaggerations and misinterpretations have 'spread' in our country, not because of concern for the health of the population, but because of the profit interests of big business (pharmacy, vegetable oil industry, etc.).]

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