Gary Taubes: Bad Science, Gut Health, & NuSi – #223

Gary comes on Bulletproof Radio to discuss the bad science in public health, researching healthy diets, the role of gut bacteria in obesity, and self experimentation. Enjoy the show!

Gary Taubes is an American science writer. He is the author of Good Calories, Bad Calories which is titled The Diet Delusion in the UK and Why We Get Fat. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97. He is also a co-founder of Nutrition Science Initiative. NuSI’s mission is reduce the individual, social, and economic costs of obesity, diabetes, and their related diseases by improving the quality of science in nutrition and obesity research.

For more info & to follow Gary:
Gary Taubes –
Nutrition Science Initiative –
NuSi on Facebook –
Twitter – @NuSiorg –
NuSi on YouTube –
Good Calories Bad Calories –
Why We Get Fat –

Silicon Valley Health Institute –
The Shroud of Turin –
Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (CERN)
Quantum optics –
The Atkins Diet –
Ancel Keys –
American Society of Bariatric Physicians –
Peter Attia –
John Arnold –
Laura and John Arnold Foundation –
Paleo f(x) –
Nina Teicholz –
Bloomberg Business – Buttered Coffee Could Make You Invincible –
Dean Ornish –
Christopher Gardner –
A TO Z study –
Insulin sensitivity –
Insulin resistance –
Standard American Diet (SAD) –
Gout –
What If It’s All Been A Big Fat Lie? (NY Times) –
Butyric acid –
Palmitic acid –
Lacuna –
Feed efficiency –
Fasting induced adipose factor (FIAF) –
Tinnitus –
Gingko biloba –
Dr. Dwight Jennings –
Trigeminal nerve –
Placebo effect –
Fusarium –
Mycotoxins –
Finger Tapping Test –
Dual N-back test –
Stachybotrys –
Mission Heirloom –
Concept 2 rower –
Sisyphus –
Tim Ferriss –
The Tim Ferriss Experiment –

The Better Baby Book –
Bulletproof Intermittent Fasting –
Dr. Dwight Jennings: TMJ, Jaw Pain, & Substance P – #179 –
Nina Teicholz: Saturated Fats & the Soft Science on Fat – #149 –
Tim Ferriss: The Tim Ferriss Experiment – #215 –
ZenTech™ –
Bulletproof Diet Book –
Bulletproof Conference –


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