"If we want to be healthy, we need to stop worrying about how much we weigh and instead turn our attention to how our diet and exercise patterns influence the way our bodies function. Our weight is largely tangential to the more crucial relationship between our biology and our way of living."
Is The "Paleolithic Diet" Really Better?
J. Eric Oliver, Fat Politics: The Real Story Behind America’s Obesity Epidemic
(reading this for class - an incredibly though-provoking critical assessment of the medicalization of weight and BMI promoted via doctors, health organizations, the government, and the media)
Should we try to eat like an early hominin? And what did our evolutionary ancestors actually eat, anyway? GOOD talks to four experts.