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Gary Taubes article

Thanks for mentioning Taubes: Here is a link to his New York Times article explaining how the low fat dietary recommendations were never proven to reduce obesity. He emphasizes the role of public policy makers much more than this film does. Basically the obesity epidemic got worse after the new dietary guidelines came out in the 1980's and at a rate faster than fast food consumption. Now the low fat mantra is so engrained in the research community that many still dismiss alternate hypotheses as quackery. (I agree that the low carb hypothesis is not proven)

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/07/magazine/what-if-it-s-all-...

Vickie