I haven't had my Diet Wars writing published before, unless you count my many letters to the editors of The Herald, Listener, and Otago Daily Times, letters which, I'm pleased to say, do often get published.
This is the first hard copy of an article that wasn't just a response to some piece of stupidity in the press.
It was commissioned for inclusion in the first edition of the free Café Reader. This will hopefully be available in every café in New Zealand. Apart from my polemic, it also contains writing from the finest local talent. I opened it at random (after checking my piece for typos, phew!) and Simon Sweetman's party piece is the funniest thing I've read in ages. Put together by Phantom Billstickers, thanks to Jim and Kelly Wilson and no doubt other committed team members that I haven't had dealings with.
And there we have it. I will reprint the whole article in a few weeks for overseas readers.
Meanwhile, some exciting science news; expert scienticians have finally invented a high-fat diet that DOESN'T produce fatty liver in Wistar rats, even with prodigious overfeeding!