Has published an article by Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories, and whom I've blogged about several times in the past.
- Fasting, Diet, Carbohydrates, Cause & Effect
- 180 Degree Errors
- Big Fat Lies
- Good Calories, Bad Calories
- What Do You Really Know About Dietary Fat?
Anyway, there's all your background. Those first two are the more important, as I attempt to explain his "alternate hypothesis." Now that I've read the principal part in GCBC that relates to that I'm soon going to have another post about that.
In the meantime, check out the Mother Earth News article, and most particularly, the comments (in reverse chronological order). Lots of vegan & vegetarian ignorance, hysteria, and old myths and modern ignorance. As always, I wish them well. I even wish that sort of diet was healthy from an evolutionary perspective. But it's not; and I don't make up the facts, just report them to you.