A Tired Game of Telephone: Scientists, Reporters, Pundits and Politics

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A Tired Game of Telephone: Scientists, Reporters, Pundits and Politics

This was originally published in Scientific American Food Matters on March 20, 2014 In going after CDC study, Reuters report misrepresents WIC experts, their research. The Press Release That Started it All In February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on obesity prevalence that concluded: […]

Book Review: The Diet Fix–Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work

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I was happy to be asked to Review Dr. Yoni Freedhoff’s book The Diet Fix. The original review was published in Scientific American’s Food Matters on March 3, 2014. The Diet Fix: why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work, by Yoni Freedhoff, MD, is available March 4, 2014. It starts with a prescription for chocolate. Clearly this is not […]