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PURE study makes headlines, but the conclusions are misleading

The Nutrition Source Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
The recently published Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (“PURE”) study made headlines about the conventional wisdom on fats and carbs, but several methodological problems cast doubt on its conclusions.

Always Hungry? Here’s Why

David S. Ludwig and Mark I. Friedman New York Times
But what if we’ve confused cause and effect? What if it’s not overeating that causes us to get fat, but the process of getting fatter that causes us to overeat? Science may slowly be coming to an understanding of the complex feedback loops which control our metabolism.
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