Saturday, April 14, 2012

Saturday Stories: PCRM Resignations, "Pre-Diseases", and Health Guruism

The Vegan RD resigns from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine for their incredibly irresponsible ads that vilify those with obesity. Special bonus feature to her post - the response from PCRM President Dr. Neil Barnard where he explains why "making light" of those who suffer with obesity is a-ok by him.

Reuter's Ivan Oransky calls pre-diseases pre-posterous (via the Atlantic's Brian Fung).

Lindy West skewers weight loss guru-ism and nutritional zealotry.