Did the introduction of the dietary guidelines start the obesity epidemic?

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Science writer Nina Teicholz is one of the people who has dug the deepest into the dietary guidelines. While doing so, she discovered that it’s not so much about nutrition, as it is about politics.

In this presentation, she discusses the reasons why low carb is rejected over and over again, in spite of good science in support of it.

Watch a part of the presentation above, where she discusses the introduction of the dietary guidelines and how it connects to the obesity epidemic (transcript). The full video is available (with captions and transcript) with a free trial or membership:

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