Gary Taubes is an investigative science and health reporter and co-founder of the non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI.org). He is the author of 'The Case For Keto' (2020 ), 'The Case Versus Sugar' (2016 ), 'Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It' (2011) and 'Great Calories, Bad Calories' (2007 ), (published as 'The Diet plan Deception' in the UK).
Gary is the recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Structure Investigator Award in Health Policy Research, and has won various other awards for his journalism. These consist of the International Health Reporting Award from the Pan American Health Company and the National Association of Science Writers Science in Society Journalism Award, which he won in 1996, 1999 and 2001. He is the first print journalist to win this award 3 times.
Taubes graduated from Harvard College in 1977 with an S.B. degree in used physics, and received an M.S. degree in engineering from Stanford University (1978) and in journalism from Columbia.
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