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Good Calories, Bad Calories: A Critical Review; Chapter 24 – The Carbohydrate Hypothesis III: Hunger and Satiety

Introduction This is another post in my ongoing series of posts on Gary Taubes’s Good Calories, Bad Calories (GCBC). One of the main challenges I have encountered while reviewing this chapter is that Taubes devotes several pages to discussing the work of Jacques Le Magnen and attempting to associate Le Magnen’s research with Taubes’s own …

Good Calories, Bad Calories: A Critical Review; Chapter 8 – The Science of the Carbohydrate Hypothesis

Introduction This is another post in my ongoing series of posts on Gary Taubes’s Good Calories, Bad Calories (GCBC). Several of the publications that Taubes cites for various claims are amazingly obscure. I’m working on getting a couple of them right now, so perhaps this post will be updated in the future when I receive …

Good Calories, Bad Calories: A Critical Review; Chapter 9 – Triglycerides and the Complications of Cholesterol

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 …

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 …