22 Jan '12, 6pm

Weight Gain: It's Really Not About the Calories

Weight Gain: It's Really Not About the Calories

Photo Courtesy Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Gary Taubes is a prominent scientific journalist and author of several books, two of which delve into the fallacies of conventional wisdom with respect to diet and health. I actually published one of his articles on this site nearly 10 years ago, in which he expounded on the misguided dietary advice to “eat less fat and more carbohydrates,” stating that this advice just might be the cause of the skyrocketing rates of obesity in America. Today, of course, there’s no shortage of evidence supporting this claim. Many of my articles touch on this each and every week. It just goes to show that if you’re really a seeker of the truth, the truth will eventually make itself known. More recently, I commented on his excellent expose on sugar, featured in the New York Times . This is definitely a highly important health topic, and I was thrille...

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