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When It Comes To Calories, What If We've Got It All Wrong?

Is counting calories the best way to lose weight? According to Economist writer Peter Wilson, it's not — and "it's time to bury the world's most misleading measure." (Wikimedia Commons)
Is counting calories the best way to lose weight? According to Economist writer Peter Wilson, it's not — and "it's time to bury the world's most misleading measure." (Wikimedia Commons)

Is counting calories the best way to lose weight? According to Economist writer Peter Wilson, it’s not — and “it’s time to bury the world’s most misleading measure.”

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Wilson about his article regarding the “death of the calorie” in The Economist’s new 1843 magazine.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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