Big Fat Lies Video

Gary Taubes, an award-winning writer for Science and the New York Times Magazine explains his controversial position that much of what we have been told about the relationship between body weight, diet and exercise is wrong.

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy

A new study concludes that: “Maternal fish oil supplementation during pregnancy is safe for the fetus and infant, and may have beneficial effects on the child’s eye and hand coordination.”

The study was a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

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Should Women Eat Low Carb Diets?

A 20-year Harvard study comparing the diets of 82,802 women was published in the New England Journal of Medicine two weeks ago (most diet comparison studies last a year or less). It has some interesting conclusions.

Low-carb, higher fat diets did not increase risk of heart disease over the long term. 

Low-carb diets with more fats from vegetable sources loweredrisk of heart disease.…

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