What If We All Just Stopped Trying To Lose Weight?

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
What If We All Just Stopped Trying To Lose Weight?

This was originally published May 22, 2013 in Scientific American’s Food Matters By focusing on weight, we may be missing the broader picture of what it means to be healthy. Brian Mattson is not the picture of health. Few would look at him and say: “There’s a healthy fellow.” But that’s a shame, because Mattson […]

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

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
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: […]

“Dear Consumers” was Scientific American’s #1 blog of 2013!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
“Dear Consumers” was Scientific American’s #1 blog of 2013!

I knew my post “Dear Consumers, Please Don’t start Eating Healthfully, Sincerely, the Food Industry” got a lot of attention last spring, but I was thrilled to have it be recognized as the #1 post of 2013! Pretty exciting. Thanks to everyone who read it, and passed it along. I’m glad it touched some nerves!

Challenge To Big Soda Propaganda That Was Removed From News Website

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Challenge To Big Soda Propaganda That Was Removed From News Website

This was originally published in Scientific American’s Food Matters blog on Feb 3, 2014.  UPDATE, Feb 3, 8:35 pm: As mysteriously as the comment was removed, after this blogpost was published the comment went back up. Still no word as to why it was removed in the first place. On January 27th, San Francisco news station […]