Earlier this week. we reported on Gary Taubes’ controversial response to a study that challenges the theory that “a calorie is a calorie.” NPR followed-up with Taubes in a live interview, where he clarifies the arguments posed in his New York Times’ op-ed , “What Really Makes Us Fat.”
Summer is here, and we’re digging the seasonal produce. Tomatoes have led the week’s nutrition headlines, with the discovery of a link between the fruit’s bright red hue and its notorious lack of flavor (NYTimes). A recent study also reports that organic tomatoes contain more antioxidants than their big agriculture counterparts (Science Daily).
“Is the Family Dinner Overrated?” – an academic study suggests the effects of sharing a daily sit-down meal may be less magical than we think (NYTimes). But proponents of the family supper are already fighting back (Huff Post).