Myth Busters: Eating Fat Makes You 'Fat'
There is one myth that just won't die. Contrary to the fat fearing phobia that has brainwashed our minds for decades, fat does not make you 'fat". Gary Taubes, author of "Why We Get Fat," states that carbohydrates, not fatty foods are to blame for the rising obesity rate. Carbohydrates are converted to sugar as soon as they reach the blood stream, which secretes the fat-storing hormone, insulin. Insulin moves this sugar to sugar to storage. Fat and protein, on the other hand,