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Point/Counterpoint: Are All Calories Created Equal?

The idea that calories are all the same is a hot-button topic that keeps the science community in thoughtful discussion. The concept of “calories in, calories out” is often looked to as the reason for weight gain, but some evidence suggests otherwise.

Leading obesity medicine physician Robert Kushner, MD; and renowned nutrition researcher Catherine M. Champagne, PhD, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND, FTOS, engage in a lively discussion around the quality and type of calories we consume. What about our calories causes weight gain and affect our health? You’ll have to watch to find out!

Presented at YWM2017

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