Story | Aug 29, 2014
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Story | Sep 2, 2014 | 5:20 AMHe 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:
Story | Aug 26, 2014 | 8:02 AM
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...
Story | Aug 25, 2014 | 6:50 AM
Column | Jul 22, 2014
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...