Gary Taubes


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in Rochester, New York, The United States
April 30, 1956

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Gary Taubes is an American science writer. 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. In December 2010 Taubes launched a blog at GaryTaubes.com to promote the book's release and to respond to critics. His main hypothesis is based on: Carbohydrates generate insulin, which causes the body to store fat.

Taubes studied applied physics at Harvard University (BS, 1977) and aerospace engineering at Stanford University (MS, 1978). After receiving a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University in 1981, Ta
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Why We Get Fat: And What to...

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The Case Against Sugar

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“We don't get fat because we overeat; we overeat because we're getting fat”
Gary Taubes, Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

“The laboratory evidence that carbohydrate-rich diets can cause the body to reain water and so raise blood pressure, just as salt consumption is supposed to do, dates back well over a century”
Gary Taubes, Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease

“The simple answer as to why we get fat is that carbohydrates make us so; protein and fat do not”
Gary Taubes, Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

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