July 1, 2012

GARY TAUBES: What Really Makes Us Fat. “The trial suggests that among the bad decisions we can make to maintain our weight is exactly what the government and medical organizations like the American Heart Association have been telling us to do: eat low-fat, carbohydrate-rich diets, even if those diets include whole grains and fruits and vegetables.” Can we hold the government and medical organizations liable for this bad advice, the way some would hold pharmaceutical companies liable?

I recommend his book.