In this HND piece, I examine some new thinking in health care, and I don't necessarily mean "alternative" medicine, either---unless we are talking about REAL alternatives to the current "disease care" model of health care. Considering that we spend lots more money than any other country to achieve less-than-stellar results, everything should be on the table.
In the cavalcade of bad ideas, alongside the cholesterol theory of heart disease, is our absurd official obsession with a low-fat/high carb diet. It is clear to all but officialdom this this single factor has probably done more to cause the current epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes than anything else. No doubt, there are good people at the USDA, ADA, and other places who would love to come clean, but feel that they are unable to do so.
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