Fight Club

Andy Bellatti lists the five biggest “food fights” of 2014. One, alas, is the low-carb/low-fat debate:

“These Groundhog Day-like debates that focus on one nutrient versus another are the food movement’s Achilles’ heel. First, they tend to ignore that the real culprit is highly processed food a staple in the American diet. To lose sight of this and declare that say, peaches, oats, avocados, or coconuts are ‘the problem’ is misguided and gives the food industry an unwarranted pass.”