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The latest episode of “don’t believe what you read in the news about nutrition and dieting” (reblogged)

It’s February and there’s a lot of reporting about diet and nutrition studies in the news. Our go to blogger to help us understand reporting on diet and nutrition is Catherine Womack. Here she is, helping us out in this post from 2018, explaining why food quality won’t fix all of your problems.

FIT IS A FEMINIST ISSUE

Greetings, dear readers– we at Fit is a Feminist Issue spend a lot of time and energy writing about the latest and greatest research on nutrition, physical activity, aging, wellness, etc.  We do it for a few reasons:

First, knowledge is power.  BTW, here is a very weird, but also oddly compelling, image of that saying that I found online.

The words "knowledge is power", accompanied inexplicably by pictures of two sloth-heads resting on one claw. A purple/orange sunset is in the background. The words “knowledge is power”, accompanied inexplicably by pictures of two sloth-heads resting on one claw. A purple/orange sunset is in the background.

I think they’re sloths, but am not sure.  I welcome correction/alternative spectulation in the comments.

Back to our reasons for writing about science and nutrition, physical activity, etc.: there is a LOT of misinformation out there.  A lot-a-lot, or however you like to say/spell it.

Words:  a lot, alot, allot, lots, against a red background. Words: a lot, alot, allot, lots, against a red background.

So, “what’s the latest misinformation?”, you may be asking.  I don’t have…

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