Critique of Dean Ornish Op-ed

The following is a critique of the science employed by Dr. Dean Ornish, in his op-ed published in The New York Times on March 23, 2015 The Opinion Pages | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR The Myth of High-Protein Diets Title is misleading and uninformed. The low-carb diet is not high-protein. It is high-fat. I’m not aware of anyone in the low-carb community advocating ...

Response to New York Times Letters

My response to the letters that appeared in the New York Times on March 2nd. These letters were, in turn, responding to my op-ed in the Times. I will add to this blog post, to respond to one more letter, so check back if you're interested. Letter by Willett and Stampfer: 1. They present one clinical trial, Predimed, on the ...

Response to Critics

This post goes hand-in-hand with the Research FAQs page. Please head there for more information. For reporters writing about me or The Big Fat Surprise, please see this.   She must be backed by the meat/dairy/egg industry: My work and research has never been supported by any industry nor do I work with any industry. Since the publication of my book, I have ...

My Cholesterol Test for Nightline vs One from 1998

The story on Nightline shows me getting my cholesterol tested. Here are the actual results: MY CHOLESTEROL TEST for Nightline, MAY 2014 2014 Cholesterol Tests  Traditional biomarkers: Total cholesterol          205 mg/dL LDL-C                            110 mg/dL HDL-C                 ...