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The Big Fat Lie

Ellen Ruppel Shell, whose recent book The Hungry Gene has garnered, at best, mixed reviews since its release, writes in a Los Angeles Times…
Posted December 11, 2002 at 12:00 am

Whose fault is our fat?

Even if you accept the proposition that America is so fat it’s literally bursting at the seams — a presumption that depends on some fuzzy government math — the…
Posted November 14, 2002 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: “Public Health” in the Hands of Social Activists

Attendees of the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) convention this week are getting more than they bargained for. In addition to the usual presentations on everything from…
Posted November 13, 2002 at 12:00 am

Some Tidbits From Our News File

The Wall Street Journal picks apart a new book by obesity warrior Ellen Ruppel Shell, saying that her argument “rejects any possibility of personal responsibility…
Posted November 7, 2002 at 12:00 am

Chasing Ambulances is Hungry Work

Somehow we knew it would come to this. Amid dire warnings about fast-food commercials from culinary know-it-alls like Yale’s Kelly Brownell and alarmist reports about growing…
Posted July 18, 2002 at 12:00 am

The “War on Fat”: A Review

In recognition of the month when America celebrates its freedom, we are devoting the first two weeks of July to a review of the ongoing battle for consumer freedom —…
Posted July 3, 2002 at 12:00 am

Food Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

“Sellers of food products do not attract the same kind of attention as purveyors of drugs or tobacco. They should.” Only “food companies and their trade associations” believe…
Posted June 12, 2002 at 12:00 am

Behind The

The American Heart Association, the American Dietetic Association, and the Georgetown University Center for Food and Nutrition Policy have all made it clear that there are no “good foods” and…
Posted April 18, 2002 at 12:00 am

Bigger Means Badder?

For weeks we’ve been telling you about the spate of stories on the “obesity epidemic” in the media, from ABC, CNN, and Fox News to NPR, Time,…
Posted March 5, 2002 at 12:00 am

CBS Gives Food The Evil Eye

The “air war” on fat — the recent media blitz of one-sided stories that have appeared everywhere from ABC News and MSNBC to NPR, Time, and People…
Posted February 11, 2002 at 12:00 am