Then guess what… According to former health writer Tom Naughton, you have been fed a load of bologna. In Fat Head, Naughton sets out to show us that you could lose weight on a diet of burgers and fries.
In addition to chronicling Naughton’s weight drop, the film provides interviews with doctors, nutritionists and others to drive home his thesis that most of what we know about healthy eating is wrong.
The documentary serves up plenty of no-bologna facts that will stun the CDC has wildly exaggerated most viewers, such as the obesity epidemic.
People the government classifies as “overweight” have longer lifespans than people classified as “healthy weight.”
Having low cholesterol is unhealthy. Low-fat diets can lead to depression and type II diabetes. The Atkins diet proves eating saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease, but sugars, starches, and processed vegetable oils do.