Dr. McDougall Speaking

Dr. McDougall Was Fired from Speaking at the Obesity Medicine Conference

Currently, children and adults living around the Mediterranean Sea are among the most obese in the world. Low-carb diets are based on meat, poultry, cheese, eggs, fish, and vegetable oils, foods that are the polar opposite to my beliefs for achieving good health.
Bobby Andersen: The Plant-Fueled Trucker

Bobby Andersen: The Plant-Fueled Trucker, Wants to Help Millions of People with His Success Story

While sharing photos of one’s meals is nothing new on the Internet, the twist here is that Andersen is a long-haul trucker who has been driving five to six days a week, 11 hours a day, for the last 21 years.
Fatty Foods

Dr. McDougall’s Comments on the National Headline About the March 18, 2014 Annals of Internal Medicine Article Suggesting Saturated Fat (Dairy, Meat, and Eggs) Is OK to Eat

1) I agree with the conclusion that polyunsaturated fats (fish oil) and monounsaturated fat (olive oil) are not going to prevent heart disease. They are at least fattening and most likely promote cancer. 2) However, I know that one of their main conclusions is wrong: That it is OK to

Obesity

Obesity is not your body’s natural state, and the high-calorie Western diet is the primary cause of this distortion. Thankfully, the solution is simple. Look around the world and you will be struck by the observation that populations of people who follow diets consisting mostly of sta