Obesity docs like Yoni Freedhoff, a professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa, aren’t surprised that NuSI hasn’t sparked an epistemological revolution. “From the outset, their approach was simply that knowledge will be enough to drive behavior,” says Freedhoff, who has argued that efforts to prove one diet is better than another do a disservice to patients by implying there’s only one right way to lose weight. He’d love to see research dollars be spent instead on studying how to improve adherence to different eating strategies.
— Lees op www.wired.com/story/how-a-dollar40-million-nutrition-science-crusade-fell-apart/