This dietary theory is rotten to the core


Eating whole fruit is healthy, so it makes no sense to demonise all carbohydrates, writes Professor Garry Egger.

Scientists love a good paradox. And because the field of human nutrition is full of these, nutrition scientists could be mistaken for being in a constant state of arousal.

Here’s an example: If too much sugar in the diet is the main cause of the obesity epidemic, as the many proponents of anti-sugar