Second Opinion on BMJ Dietary Guideline Takedown

Once again, the experts are passionately arguing about the amounts of saturated fats and carbohydrates that should be recommended in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The heavy hitters at the moment areĀ Nina Teicholz, Marion Nestle and David Katz who are each picking their respective corners and readying themselves to come out swinging. Looking at the arguments from a different perspective, James DiNicolantonio argues thatĀ first and foremost we should be focusing on food and not nutrients because people eat food, not isolated food components.