I’d like to see details on the study. This article focuses on weight loss, and ignores other health benefits of not eating crap. I’ve certainly not been doing it for weight loss, but rather to reduce my serum cholesterol and triglycerides, and improve my A1C. Also, if you’re converting fat to muscle, you’re not losing weight, but you’re getting a lot healthier.
Back in the eighties, when I was trying to get management at Rockwell to buy clones instead of IBM PCs, because we could have three times as many machines for the money, when the saying was “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM,” I’d say, “When I’m in charge, I’ll fire someone for buying IBM.”