Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Herman Taller, MD, of New York, author of the best-selling book Calories Don’t Count, was indicted March 11 by a federal grand jury primarily on charges of. Calories Don’t Count has 1 rating and 1 review. Brandon said: This is an old diet book from the 60’s that was cited by Gary Taubes, the author.

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Calories don’t count

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It’s a shame that this might have hurt the reputation of his ideas, though. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account.

The book focuses on how carbohydrates add to obesity and how polyunsaturated fats can help bring weight down in a healthy way.

Three other individuals and two corporations were also indicted on the tqller resulting from the promotion and sale of safflower oil capsules which were mentioned in the book. The New York Times.


The main component of the diet is polyunsaturated fats; corn oil and sunflower oil are also suggested as good sources. Taller already knew that blood cholesterol was bad and that you had to eat the right kinds of fat.

The reason his diet works is cockamamie. Taller describes how carbohydrates metabolize into pyruvic acid. The FDA charged that the book, which cited a specific source of safflower hermaj capsules in the first printings, existed solely to promote the sales of safflower oil capsules.

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In the October pocket book edition of “Calories Don’t Count” ocunt is no mention of safflower oil capsules. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.

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Kim Anderson marked it as to-read Sep 04, As one might expect, it eventually delivers a diet one can follow that utilizes the principles of This is an old diet book from the 60’s that was cited by Gary Taubes, the author of “Good Calories, Bad Calories,” in a YouTube video of one of his lectures.

And so you eat less of it and calories do count. Create a free personal account to make a comment, download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts and more. Ben marked it as to-read Feb 05, Published by Heinneman. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. So here’s an interesting twist.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Taller had a financial interest.

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Get free access to newly published articles. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. First Page Preview View Large. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The rest is the quaint part. Taller’s book, which sold more than a million copies, claimed that certain unsaturated fats, such as safflower oil, calroies the body consume other fats.

The more things change, the more they stay the same. As one might expect, it eventually delivers a diet one can follow that utilizes the principles of the book.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. According to a Time Magazine article frombecause Taller recommended a talle brand of a safflower oil pill in the book, and because the pills contained so little oil as to have no effect, “a federal jury in Brooklyn finally found Taller guilty on eight counts of mail fraud, three of violating FDA regulations and one of conspiracy.