- July 22, 2013
- Posted by: Jonny Bowden
- Category: Myths and Truths
Dr. Attia was a mainstream surgeon who swallowed all the mainstream stuff about diabetes and obesity until he received an unexpected diagnosis that changed his life.
Although the realizations that he comes to—the weight gain is driven by hormones, not calories, and that diabetes and obesity are metabolic diseases of carbohydrate metabolism—is stuff the folks I hang around with have been saying for well over a decade, the turn-around by this mainstream, respected doctor, his personal journey and his poignant apology to all the patients he inadvertently harmed by swallowing all the mainstream malarkey about diabetes and obesity is something that you’ll really want to see.