Gary Taubes, challenges the current mainstream view that we get fat because we eat too much and don't exercise enough. Taubes asserts that excessive carbohydrate consumption causes obesity. In this conversation he explains how your body reacts to carbohydrates and explains why the mainstream argument of "calories in/calories out" is inadequate for explaining obesity.
Why We Get Fat, by Gary Taubes at Amazon.com.
Skull & Bones