when and why can we not trust our instincts what to eat and what to
drink and how much of each?
the world was a simpler place, the rich were fat, the poor were
thin, and right-thinking people worried about how to feed the
hungry. Now, in much of the world, the rich are thin, the poor are
fat, and right-thinking people are worrying about obesity.
Economist: Editorial, December 13th 2003.
or later everything we’ve ever heard about staying healthy turns
out to be wrong. They’ll probably decide chicken soup is bad for
Rooney: Common Nonsense, PublicAffairs, New York, 2002.