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  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a different career path. He earned a master's in journalism from Columbia University and began writing for Discover magazine. But it was a 2002 article in the New York Times Magazine that changed his trajectory. He challenged research backing the low-fat diet craze and concluded that a diet high in animal protein and fat was a better way to lose weight. Now 58 and the author of "Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It," he is currently writing a book about the side effects of sugar on insulin and fat storage. His research uncovered older studies that support the benefits of an Atkins-style diet. Following is a Q&A with the author:
  • Review: 'The Opening Kickoff' by Dave Revsine

    Review: 'The Opening Kickoff' by Dave Revsine
    Quick quiz: When was this quote said about college football? "Football to-day is a social obsession — a boy-killing, education prostituting, gladiatorial sport. It teaches virility and courage … but so does war." This could be a critic of...

    Harvard's Hodges leads 2015 small school NFL prospects

    The Sports Xchange By Dane Brugler, The Sports Xchange Harvard's Hodges leads 2015 small school NFL prospects The early rounds of the NFL draft are made up of former five-star recruits from the SEC, All-Americans out of the Big Ten and a number of...

    Baseball: Moskovits launches pro career in Canada

    Baseball: Moskovits launches pro career in Canada
    Like many recent college graduates, it's been hard for Danny Moskovits to find a job in his chosen field. Professional baseball player is one career an Ivy League education can't accelerate. Moskovits graduated from Harvard in May with a degree in...

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team

    Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...