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So little information to evaluate effects of dietary choices

By Andrew

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Paul Alper points to this excellent news article by Aaron Carroll, who tells us how little information is available in studies of diet and public health. Here’s Carroll:

Just a few weeks ago, a study was published in the Journal of Nutrition that many reports in the news media said proved that honey was no better than sugar as a sweetener, and that high-fructose corn syrup was no worse. . . .

Not so fast. A more careful reading of this research would note its methods. The study involved only 55 people, and they were followed for only two weeks …read more

Source:: http://andrewgelman.com/2016/12/03/29526/

      



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