country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Harvard University, Stanford University, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
occupation: nutritionist, journalist
Gary Taubes (born April 30, 1956) is an American journalist, writer and low-carbohydrate diet advocate. He is the author of Nobel Dreams (1987), Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion (1993), and Good Calories, Bad Calories (2007), titled The Diet Delusion (2008) in the UK and Australia. His book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It was released in December 2010. His main hypothesis is that carbohydrates stimulate the secretion of insulin, which causes the body to store fat. Some of the views propounded by Taubes are inconsistent with known science surrounding obesity.In December 2016, Taubes published The Case Against Sugar, which further expanded his arguments against dietary carbohydrates and sugar in particular.
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