How much do we really know about how our bodies react to the food we eat? Conventional medical wisdom says that eating foods high in cholesterol is bad for you, and has links to the development of heart disease. In a new book, "Good Calories, Bad Calories," science writer Gary Taubes suggests that perhaps the emphasis on dietary fat and cholesterol is misplaced, and other factors, such as carbohydrate consumption, should be targeted instead.
Join Ira in this segment for a conversation with Taubes about his book, and how it fits into the nutritional big picture.
Produced by Karin Vergoth