Saturday, February 08, 2014

Saturday Stories: Hoffman, Beverages and Losers

A must read by Seth Mnookin in Slate on why Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is so scary.

Patrick Mustain in Scientific American covers the American Beverage Industry's propaganda machine.

Former Australian Biggest Loser participant tells us that 75% of Losers regain their weight, others have lap-bands, and that the show in general is a big steaming pile of manipulative BS.

[And in case you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's Publishers Weekly's review of my new book The Diet Fix (pub date March 4th, available for pre-order from your favourite online bookseller now)]