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Old 03-23-2013, 11:15 AM   #43
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Sounds like hipster contrarianism to me, but if you post a link I'd give it a fair read. Anyway I generally don't look to fellas with a Ph.D in economics as an expert on nutrition. I'm fairly certain Eric Schlosser would kill him in a debate on the subject.
As a guy who is pursuing a Ph.D in economics, I can say that we are expert data-crunchers who excel at finding hidden meaning in abstract numbers. While a doctor of economics isn't necessarily a medical doctor, I'd still trust an economist with health data (especially an epidemiological economist) more than just about anyone else who isn't an MD, lol.

Anyway, here's the link:

http://www.freakonomics.com/2013/03/...human-history/
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