Carotenoids

A version of this post appears on the Vital Juice blog. What is the one nutritional fact that you know about carrots? If you’re like most people you will answer that is has a lot of beta-carotene. This is true. You might also be aware that beta-carotene plays some kind of role in eye function. …

Good Calories, Bad Calories: A Critical Review; Chapter 2 – The Inadequacy of Lesser Evidence

Introduction This is something of an ongoing review, chapter by chapter, of Gary Taubes’s extraordinarily dense book Good Calories, Bad Calories, which I usually shorten to GCBC. You might even consider this more of a fact-checking than a review, but whatever. I’m not going to get into a semantic argument. I wrote my first review …