CEI Today: Carbs, NLRB joint employer, and the week in regulation

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Study "Wounds" the Carbohydrate-Insulin Theory of Obesity

Last week a very interesting and, by all accounts, very well-done study made waves among the nutritional science community. For many years, the idea that reducing carbohydrates is the most effective way to reduce fat due to its effect on insulin has been rapidly gaining in popularity. This new study, however, casts serious doubt on the hypothesized mechanism by which consumption of carbohydrates, in particular, would lead to these problems. > Read more



IBD: Obama Administration Labor Ruling Could Hit U.S. Businesses Hard

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to rule any day now in a case that will affect thousands of businesses. Firms are bracing for the fallout. > Read the IBD commentary


> Interview Iain Murray



CEI's Battled Business Bureau: The Week in Regulation

Nearly 2,000 Federal Register pages contain regulations for everything from pay ratios to apricots. The SEC’s controversial Dodd-Frank regulation requiring public companies to disclose the pay ratios between their highest-paid and median-paid employees was published. It is 85 pages long. New regulations for apricots grown in Washington State; Irish potatoes grown in southeastern states; and onions grown in Idaho and Oregon. > Read the week in regulation 


> Interview Ryan Young


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