He Said That? 10/14/17

From Gary Taubes (born 1956), investigative science and health journalist and co-founder of the non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative, Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (2011):

Just as animal research tells us that gluttony and sloth are side effects of a drive to accumulate body fat, it also says that eating in moderation and being physically active (literally, having the energy to exercise) are not evidence of moral rectitude. Rather, they’re the metabolic benefits of a body that’s programmed to remain lean.

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