This is a talk on Zoom about my new book, Let’s Ask Marion.
6:30 at the Jewish Community Center. Information and registration (required for Zoom link) here.
I did a bunch of interviews about the sugar industry’s funding and manipulation of research this week (see the list at the bottom of the post).
I tried to point out that in the fuss over sugars vs. saturated fat, calories get forgotten. They shouldn’t be.
The balance between fat and carbohydrate matters much less when calorie intake is balanced by physical activity.
The Atlantic notes that Americans eat and waste vast amounts of food, using USDA data on the amount of calories made available by the food supply.
I love the USDA’s “Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System.” Here’s how to use it:
This is why I co-authored a book on the topic: Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics.