This is Fantastic

Shapely Prose reports on two recent articles: one that finds that diets don’t make people less fat, and hence concludes that we should focus on exercising, and one that finds that exercise doesn’t make people less fat, and hence concludes that we should focus on diet.

At least amid all the complexities of hard-to-interpret science, we can be confident that as long as everybody keeps repeating ‘diet and exercise, diet and exercise’, it will be true. That’s comforting.

One Response to “This is Fantastic”

  1. Lindsay Says:

    If you’re up for a bit more of an in-depth treatment of similar issues, there’s this post at Junkfood Science.


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