#74 — What Should We Eat?

Released Saturday, 6th May 2017
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In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Gary Taubes about his career as a science journalist, the difficulty of studying nutrition and public health scientifically, the growing epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the role of hormones in weight gain, the controversies surrounding his work, and other topics.  You can support the Making Sense podcast and receive subscriber-only content at samharris.org/subscribe.

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avatarkar reviewed this episode on Aug 29th, 2017
"I appreciate how difficult nutrition science especially when most of the studies are epidemiological. I think Gary highlights the difficulty in drawing conclusions; however, I was not a fan of how dismissive Gary was of the scientists who conducted the studies. Gary questioned their scientific abilities and came off poorly in my eyes."
 

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