Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Everything That’s Wrong with the New UK “Eatwell” Guide


Here’s everything that’s wrong with the updated UK “eatwell” guide:

Zoë Harcombe: Eatwell Guide

Hint: an enormous 71% of calories are from starchy foods and junk food. The obsolete fat phobia is still alive, strangely enough. So this updated guide will hardly move the UK from the current top position as the most obese country in Europe.

Also note that behind the experts behind the guide hides enormous conflicts of interest. The junk food industry has had plenty of influence:

Zoë Harcombe: Eatwell Guide – Conflicts of Interest


The Big Fat Surprise – Nina Teicholz4.6 out of 5 stars5 star81%4 star0%3 star18%2 star0%1 star0%11 ratings1110:36Can Red Meat Kill You? – Nina Teicholz4.8 out of 5 stars5 star96%4 star0%3 star0%2 star0%1 star3%26 ratings2614:55

The Myth of Vegetable Oils – Nina Teicholz4.6 out of 5 stars5 star77%4 star13%3 star4%2 star0%1 star4%22 ratings2209:30Is the Mediterranean Diet Healthy? – Nina Teicholz5.0 out of 5 stars5 star100%4 star0%3 star0%2 star0%1 star0%10 ratings1010:39

Vegetable Oils, the Unknown Story – Nina Teicholz4.5 out of 5 stars5 star60%4 star30%3 star10%2 star0%1 star0%10 ratings1052:02


WSJ: The Food Pyramid Scheme

New US Dietary Guidelines “A Recipe For Disaster” and “An Evidence-Free Zone”

“Why Mainstream Researchers Think the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Lack Scientific Rigor”

The post Everything That’s Wrong with the New UK “Eatwell” Guide appeared first on Diet Doctor.


No comments:

Post a Comment