Posts Tagged ‘false dichotomy’

“Promising” Obesity Prevention with a Weak Effect

February 6, 2023 — Authors of a new study in Preventive Medicine Reports tell us that their program “shows promise for obesity prevention among children in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities.” But there’s a catch. The study failed to show a significant effect on the study’s primary outcome measure for obesity prevention – BMI z-score. Undaunted, Milagros Rosal and colleagues call […]

Obesity: “Prevention Is Better Than Cure”?

October 23, 2022 — “Prevention is better than cure. We don’t even want people to gain excess weight. We want to have a food system in which people can eat healthily and not become fat.” This assertion came at the end of three days of an outstanding program for presenting and discussing theories, conjectures, and evidence about the causes […]