The REAL Cause of Obesity: A Response to Gary Taubes

“Popular nutrition books have blamed carbohydrates (specifically, refined sugar) for obesity’s recent rise. Arguments favoring this view generally highlight that carbohydrates or sugars (especially refined sugars) are more fattening than other food sources.

For example, in his 2011 book ‘Why we get fat’, Gary Taubes claims that ‘any diet that succeeds does so because the dieter restricts fattening carbohydrates…Those who lose fat on a diet do so because of what they are not eating—the fattening carbohydrates.'”

However, my analysis of the scientific literature suggests otherwise. READ MORE HERE.