Monday, November 15, 2010

No Wonder Kids Are Obese

Because researchers are clueless:

"Half of empty calories came from six foods: soda, fruit drinks, dairy desserts, grain desserts, pizza, and whole milk."


"Whole milk" and "solid fats" are an empty calorie?  Really?  Is there any evidence that saturated fat is bad for you?  No, there isn't.  Is there any evidence that dairy is bad for you?  None.  This is from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

As Jimmy Moore has observed, the best thing you can do with our "science" on diet is to do the reverse of everything they tell you to.  "Science" has gotten to this point.  Sad.

P.S.: I should clarify, it occurred to me after firing off this post.  Too much wheat and sugar are the problematic parts of the list above.  The folks who published this don't make that distinction.  And they're right about part of the "solid fats": Crisco is a killer.