Big Fat Lies (page 8)

This Week in Food Freedom: Unintended Meat-Free Consequences, New York Hypocrites, and More

British newspaper The Guardian brings us a gem of unintended consequences from the so-called “sustainable” food movement (that wins a striking lack of converts). Vegans and vegetarians looking for meat substitutes…
Posted January 18, 2013 at 5:05 pm

Presenting the Only “Diet Book” You’ll Ever Need

­­­New Year’s resolutions, when done right, can lead to self-improvement and a better new year. According to a Marist poll, 40 percent of Americans plan to make a resolution,…
Posted January 11, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Dr. Oz’s Whirlwind of Nonsense Continues

Daytime television’s shamelessly self-promoting “You Doc,” Mehmet Oz, continued his tradition of providing bad dietary advice in his most recent newspaper column. He claims that eating sugar and fat…
Posted January 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

Sugar and other nutritionally equivalent sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup are under attack by the nation’s foodie commentariat and would-be regulators. In a new book released just in time for…
Posted January 7, 2013 at 6:02 pm

British Cancer Doc Warns Against Fad Diet “Cures”

Any good fad diet marketing will have a few personal testimonials about how eating this or not eating that helped someone lose weight. Unfortunately, this runs afoul of the…
Posted January 3, 2013 at 9:48 am

This Week in Food Freedom: Exposing HSUS’s Overhead, Groundhog Day for Soda in Washington, and More

USA Today released a big feature today taking the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to task for its relatively lax charity rating criteria compared to alternative raters like…
Posted December 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm

The Worst Proposals in Anti-Food Activism: Part 2

At the Center for Consumer Freedom, we read activists’ bad ideas every day. We’ve already covered five of the worst proposals yesterday. We now present the conclusion of CCF’s…
Posted December 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Dr. Oz Reaps Wheat Scare

Bread is a synonym for all food and for life itself. Major religions use it in their ceremonies. And, if you believe The Dr. Oz Show — a repeat offender in …
Posted December 5, 2012 at 5:24 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Pop Tax Zombies, Vegetarian Researcher Discovers the Obvious, and More

Despite overwhelmingly cataclysmic defeats in the Bay Area city of Richmond and the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, activists still hope to force through extra taxes on sweet drinks. Reports…
Posted November 30, 2012 at 4:59 pm

More Addiction Mythmaking Hits Bookshelves

The latest gambit of the food police to get people to give up their freedom to choose foods and drinks that they enjoy is to categorize that very enjoyment…
Posted November 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm