National Obesity Forum faces backlash over ‘dangerous’ diet advice

Members of campaign group to disown controversial guidelines to eat fats and cut down on carbohydrates.

Britain’s leading anti-obesity campaign group is in turmoil after its controversial new dietary advice provoked serious infighting and threats by leading doctors to shun it over its “misleading” views.

Privately, the National Obesity Forum (NOF) is in disarray over recommendations last week that people should eat more fat, reduce carbohydrates and stop counting calories.

Read Article By Denis Campbell (Guardian)