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Fat and obesity: does fat make you fat?

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“Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and weight Change over 7 Years: the Woman’s Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial.”
JAMA (2006)
Howard BV, MedStar Research Institute, Manson JE, Stefanick ML, Beresford SA, Frank G, Jones B, Rodabough RJ, Snetselaar L, Thomson C, Tinker L, Vitolins M, Prentice R.

“Dietary intervention for Overweight and Obese Adults: Comparison of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets. A meta-Analysis.”
Plos One (2015)
Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, M.D. Director of Clinical Research and Director of the Heart Failure Prevention Program at Northshore Hospital in Long Island, Assistant Professor of Medicine for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, David Kanter, Sanjay Kaul.

Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (2010)
Gary Taubes
Summary: In this book, Taubes presents the hypothesis that certain kinds of carbohydrates—not fats and not simply excess calories—have led to the current obesity epidemic.