The Word of Wisdom declares that wheat and other grains are for man, and that meat should be eaten sparingly. The popular Atkins diet claims just the opposite: avoid carbs and eat lots of meat. Has Joseph Smith met his match? Can millions of dieting Americans be wrong? When scientific consensus is ultimately reached, we’ll be able to better appreciate the scientific value of the Word of Wisdom. (The jury is still out, but I’m betting that the Word of Wisdom will prevail, in spite of the popularity of the late Dr. Atkins, who’s alleged obesity at death was an errant rumor.) Stay tuned….
Meanwhile, relying on not-so-blind faith, this blog will continue to run on carbohydrates.