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To the editor: The No. 1 cause of death in the United States is cardiovascular disease, per the CDC. We all know that diet is a leading factor contributing to cardiovascular disease.

Perhaps certain bistro owners should take that into account in their efforts to “protect people from themselves” who may be “taking up critical care beds in the hospital that should be used for unavoidable traumas.” Oh, by the way, does this bistro sell alcohol? Perhaps that should be curtailed in order to “protect people from themselves.” If “it saves one life it will be more than worth it.”

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