Nutrition & Metabolism Society Blog

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They wanted me to stick to “the rules.”

I’ve got a big announcement for 2018, one that might come as a shock but totally feels like it’s in alignment with what I believe and what I stand for.I’M KISSING MY DIETITIAN LICENSE...

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DR EVELYNE BOURDUA-ROY: IS SHE CANADA’S TIM NOAKES?

Quebec family physician Dr Èvelyne Bourdua-Roy looks set to become “Canada’s Tim Noakes”. Bourdua-Roy’s regulatory body, the Quebec College of Physicians, is investigating her for comments on diet and nutrition she made on a radio...

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Annette Presley vs American Dietetic Association

Annette Hunsberger Presley RD, co-author of The Liberation Diet and author of the soon to be released book, The Switch Diet, was censured by the (then) American Dietetic Association, now known as The Academy...

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Low-carb advice lands doctor in hot water

A Tasmanian surgeon who was told by the nation’s medical watchdog to stop giving specific nutritional advice is one of several cases that prompted a Senate committee to call for an inquiry into the...

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Low carb diets & birth defects

Low carb diets & birth defects Many thanks to Belinda Fettke for the topic for this week’s note. Belinda messaged me with links to a couple of sensational media headlines. The Daily Mail ran...

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DOES DAA TARGET DISSIDENT DIETITIANS WITH FAKE NEWS?

When the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) isn’t dishing up fake nutrition news to the public, it makes up fake news to try to discredit dietitians who cross it, say critics. It’s probably no coincidence,...

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U.S. News is wrong about what constitutes the best diet

By, Gary Taubes and Nina Teicholz Dieter beware: U.S. News & World Report, in its high-profile January cover story on “best diets,” calls the DASH and Mediterranean diets tops for health, though these regimens represent the...