SCORE! GARY TAUBES IN SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE

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Don’t miss the article by Gary Taubes in the new “Special Food Issue” of Scientific American Magazine, titled, “Which One Will Make You Fat? Rigorously controlled studies may soon give us a definitive answer about what causes obesity—excessive calories or the wrong carbohydrates” (September 2013). It features a picture of a skillet containing a burger with cheese and bacon and a plate with a bun on the opposite…

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REAL SCIENCE

The Ask Marilyn column in this week’s Parade Magazine featured this question from a reader: “If you wished to test the effects of a placebo, what would you give the control group?” Good question. In her reply, she tells about a study in which sham acupuncture was pitted against sham pills for chronic arm pain. The patients reported that the…

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WHY WE GET FAT AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT, by Gary Taubes

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Breaking news: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It by Gary Taubes, the author of The New York Times best seller Good Calories, Bad Calories, is due out on December 28. Go to Amazon right this instant and order this book! The pre-publication sales have already reached 6,748 in books on Amazon’s website, and that number will…

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