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2:08 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

By Any Other Name: Is A Calorie Just A Calorie?

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 2:24 pm

Is a calorie just a calorie? Science writer Gary Taubes says no. In a study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, diet researchers reported that patients on a low-carb diet kept weight off longer than those on a low-fat diet, re-introducing a long-standing debate.