DEBUNKING FOOD MYTHS
ORIGINAL AIR DATE 11/30/2012
Author Gary Taubes and Nutrition Science Initiative Co-Founder Peter Attia on the science behind today’s mainstream diet and whether it’s correct.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

1. Why do you think diabetes and obesity are increasing? Does it have anything to do with current nutritional advice and guidelines? Explain why or why not?

2. Should the government have released dietary guidelines before the research was complete? What are some reasons they may have done this? What could have been done instead?

3. Is the food pyramid right or wrong? Defend your answer.

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