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High-calorie diet fattens U.S. detainees (AP)
Populux | October 3, 2006 at 12:51 pmby
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A high-calorie diet combined with life in the cell block almost around the clock in some cases is making detainees at Guantanamo Bay fat. Meals totaling a whopping 4,200 calories per day are brought to their cells, well above the 2,000 to 3,000 calories recommended for weight maintenance by U.S. government dietary guidelines. And some inmates are eating everything on the menu. One detainee has almost doubled in weight, to 410 pounds, said Navy Cmdr. Robert ...