Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

In January, the neuroscientist Stephen Guyenet claimed to have refuted the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model (ICM) of obesity in an article published on his Whole Health Source blog. I responded to Guyenet, arguing that each of his 11 criticisms was based on a misunderstanding of the biology and neglect of much relevant research. This month, ICM came under attacked again, this time by National Institutes of Health researcher Kevin Hall, who claimed in a widely circulated YouTube video to have “falsified” the concept. His evidence: a small, short-term, non-randomized pilot study that he presented in abstract form at the 2016 World Obesity Federation meeting.

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