Monthly Archives: July 2012

A calorie IS just a calorie

A nice interview in the NYTimes today with a Rockefeller University researcher who has been studying obesity for decades. The key point he makes, which people must understand as a baseline for a discussion of diets, is that ultimately a … Continue reading

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Simpleminded science questions worthiness of family dinners

In the Sunday Review section of the NY Times, there is an opinion piece about a study that questions whether family dinners are overrated. All previous studies show that kids in families that eat dinner together regularly are more socially … Continue reading

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