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Why we get fat and what to do about it

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Transforming Health with Brad King

Transforming Health with Brad King


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Show Description:  Why we get fat and what to do about it

Don’t miss an eye-opening, paradigm-shattering examination of what makes us fat! On today’s show I will be discussing Why we get fat and what to do about it with New York Times Bestselling Author Gary Taubes.

Do you want to know why some people are thin and others fat?What role exercise and genetics play in our weight?What foods you should consume and more importantly what foods you should avoid?All this and so much more will be answered this week!

Guest Bio:

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). He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97.

Taubes studied applied physics at Harvard and aerospace engineering at Stanford. After receiving a master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University in 1981, Taubes joined Discover magazine as a staff reporter in 1982. Since then he has written numerous articles for Discover, Science and other magazines. Originally focusing on physics issues, his interests have more recently turned to medicine and nutrition.Taubes’ books have all dealt with scientific controversies.