No doubt about it a calorie is a calorie.
No doubt about it the body processes different substances differently.
He is certainly right but in my opinion he overstates the case by not bringing in the context of dose.
That said - if he was more reasonable we would have never heard of him.
Alan Aragon is one of my person favorites because he is very science based and always recognizes the importantance of context but most people will never hear of him because ... he is too boring. In fact he got a lot more popular when he took on Lustig.
This is a great read
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Maintaining for two years and I eat whatever I want - just not however much I want. Details here.