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Miles Kimball on Diet and Health: A Reader’s Guide

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The list of links to my posts on diet and health has become too long to continue putting at the bottom of each new diet and health post. So I will begin referring to this post for a categorized list of those links. I will keep updating this categorized list of links as I write additional diet and health posts. Take a good look at the list. I have high hopes that you can find something useful to you in it. I. The BasicsII. Sugar as a Slow PoisonIII. Anti-Cancer EatingIV. Eating TipsV. Calories In/Calories OutVI. Other Health IssuesVII. WonkishEvidence that High Insulin Levels Lead to Weight GainFramingham State Food Study: Lowcarb Diets

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Miles Kimball on Diet and Health: A Reader's Guide

The list of links to my posts on diet and health has become too long to continue putting at the bottom of each new diet and health post. So I will begin referring to this post for a categorized list of those links. I will keep updating this categorized list of links as I write additional diet and health posts. Take a good look at the list. I have high hopes that you can find something useful to you in it.

I. The Basics

II. Sugar as a Slow Poison

III. Anti-Cancer Eating

IV. Eating Tips

V. Calories In/Calories Out

VI. Other Health Issues

VII. Wonkish

VIII. Debates about Particular Foods and about Exercise

IX. Gary Taubes

X. Twitter Discussions

XI. On My Interest in Diet and Health

See the last section of "Five Books That Have Changed My Life" and the podcast "Miles Kimball Explains to Tracy Alloway and Joe Weisenthal Why Losing Weight Is Like Defeating Inflation." If you want to know how I got interested in diet and health and fighting obesity and a little more about my own experience with weight gain and weight loss, see “Diana Kimball: Listening Creates Possibilities and my post "A Barycentric Autobiography. I defend the ability of economists like me to make a contribution to understanding diet and health in “On the Epistemology of Diet and Health: Miles Refuses to `Stay in His Lane’” and “Crafting Simple, Accurate Messages about Complex Problems.”

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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