439 (Part 1): Gary Taubes Responds To His Critics


Gary Taubes, author of Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It is our guest today on The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore!

Today’s episode is Part 1 of a special two-part episode where Jimmy and Gary talk about the process of writing a book like the 2007 New York Times bestseller Good Calories, Bad Calories and a direct response from Gary to those who question his integrity. Listen in as they discuss the general phenomena of online haters, cranks, and even (gasp!) legitimate criticism.

Some of the topics covered in Part 1 include: coconut butter, cooking with coconut oil, the Readers Digest’s coverage of the new book, Dr. Eric Westman, blogger Peter from HyperLipid, Physical Education as child torture, critics James Kreiger (of Weightology) and previous podcast interview guest CarbSane, and so much more. Do NOT miss Part 1 and Part 2 of this rare, candid interview with Gary Taubes discussion his latest book Why We Get Fat.

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