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Dietary Fat is NOT the problem

Curious to know what your source is for this comment:
"Pregnant women who eat all kinds of fatty, processed foods appear to have bigger kids—who often stay big."

While I fully agree processed food is a major culprit for obesity, the research is clearly showing fat is NOT the problem.

Can we stop vilifying fat and start focusing on the real problems with our dietary habits: highly processed and refined carbs, added sugars, and inflammation-promoting vegetable oils.

Every 400 lber who eats 600 calorie a day will lose weight ...

I've never seen a measured REE under 900 cals/day, and that was not for a large adult.

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Matthew Edlund, M.D. researches rest, sleep, performance, and public health; he is the author of Healthy Without Health Insurance and The Power of Rest.

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