Overweight and obesity will kill you

Overweight and obesity are overwhelmingly associated with higher mortality rates than being in a healthy BMI range

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More Evidence That Sitting Is Bad For Us — And Exercise Alone Won’t Save Us

A great example of MSM science writing that is the opposite of insightful and critical. Ms. Walton appears to have both no understanding of physiology and no understanding of how to use the Internet...you know, the Google machine. Trying to…

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

A very amusing and informative summary of health questions you always wanted answered, but did not know where to find good information. The BI piece is nicely sourced. I especially like the one about MSG. The potential harms of MSG…

Free Yourself From the Soft Tyranny of Nutrition Studies

Great essay by Mike Riggs from Reason.com about why you should not believe nutrition studies, especially not anything trumpeted by the MSM as the latest greatest cure-all for whatever ails you. Most nutrition research is either pointless, biased, conflicted, or…

Popular Science writer thinks 1 lb of muscle outweighs 1 lb of fat

An oldie but a goodie, this post is worth re-reading.  This article had promise...until I got to the segment highlighted below. Ms. Maldarelli, who is both a writer and an editor for Popular Science makes an error -- twice in…