Good Calories, Bad Calories

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Are there such thing as good calories and bad ones? Remember the Atkins diet, which stressed lots of animal proteins and fats and no carbs? Award-winning Science Magazine correspondent Gary Taubes contends that carbohydrates make you get fat more than fats actually do in his new book, Good Calories, Bad Calories. He claims that they cause cancer, Alzheimers and heart disease. He argues that exercise doesn't help lose weight, only cutting carbohydrates. Taubes eats two eggs, cheese, bacon and sausage for breakfast every day and a burger for lunch without the bun.

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