Beer Bashing By South Beach Diet Doctor Disputed

Published: 05/05/2004

MIAMI - Dieting adults who love their beer, but have given it up based on the advice of ""The South Beach Diet"" author Dr. Arthur Agatston now have good news: His attacks on beer are based on errors, which his online nutritionists now admit. The best-selling ""South Beach Diet"" book slams beer and bans drinking it, saying it is high in maltose, a form of sugar.