NYTimes: ‘Fed Up’ Asks, Are All Calories Equal?

And this eternal debate goes on. Everything the anti-sugar/starchy food crusaders claim is most likely true. Except for the billions of people for whom it is not true. Billions of people subsist on starchy high glycemic foods as their main staple; anyone notice asians and their addiction to RICE? Yes, there are obese asians, but it is not an epidemic level problem. These researchers will not get to the bottom of this problem until they stop looking at this issue as a strictly external one, but how specific populations respond to specific types of staple foods.

That being said, if you are battling weight problems your solution could very well be in this article.


A new documentary challenges the idea that the cure for obesity simply means eating fewer calories and exercising more.

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