Originally Posted by honyock
Also, there is research that points to the possibility that not all calories are created equally, despite the popular belief that a calorie is a calorie. Particularly, carbs (and especially the processed carbs like sugar/corn syrup/white flour etc) will tend to keep insulin levels high. Insulin acts to keep fatty acids trapped in the adipose tissue, so it will inhibit the body's ability to burn it's own fat stores, even in the presence of lower caloric intake. The science on this is pretty compelling and has been well established for awhile now, but the "calorie is a calorie" meme lives on.
No there isn't... Taubes has been thoroughly discredited and you can't negate physics.