Gary Taubes and the Case Against Sugar | Science-Based Medicine

Gary Taubes and the Case Against Sugar | Science-Based Medicine

Gary Taubes is a journalist on a crusade. In two earlier books, Good Calories, Bad Calories and Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It, he marshaled masses of evidence to support his thesis that the calories in/calories out model is wrong, that carbohydrates are the cause of obesity and most of the “diseases of civilization,” and that simply restricting carbohydrates will result in weight loss regardless of the total number of calories ingested.

Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets? | The Doctor Weighs In

Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets? | The Doctor Weighs In

3. Industrially-produced trans fats are harmful and should be eliminated. 4. An issue that requires more study is that the metabolism of saturated fat may differ on carbohydrate-restricted diets. 5. Health benefits accrue when highly processed carbohydrates (including refined grains, potato products, and free sugars) are replaced with unprocessed carbohydrates (nonstarchy vegetables, whole fruits, legumes, and whole or minimally processed grains).

Debunking What the Health, the buzzy new documentary that wants you to be vegan – Vox

Debunking What the Health, the buzzy new documentary that wants you to be vegan

There’s a sensational documentary out on Netflix that seems to have a lot of people talking about going vegan. In the spirit of so many food documentaries and diet books that have come before,What the Health promises us there is one healthy way to eat. And it involves cutting all animal products from our diet.

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