Some areas of research are quite contentious and when you publish an article that angers advocates on one side or the other of an issue, you may find yourself the talk of some bitter personal attacks. This article provides a personal account of such an event.
Katherine M. Flegal. The obesity wars and the education of a researcher: A personal account. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, 2021-06-15. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2021.06.009. Available in html format or pdf format.