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…

Age-related gain weight is not about your metabolism

Business Insider has a piece smacks a very popular myth...that age-related weight gain is due to a "slowing" metabolism. Uh, not really. Most of the people who peddle this twaddle actually understand little or nothing about human physiology; they're the…

I spent 23 years as an elite fighter pilot, and it taught me that motivation is meaningless

Words of wisdom from an elite U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot. All your struggle to find the motivation to do something is bullshit. Build discipline, especially the discipline to do what you MUST DO even when that is unpalatable or…

Business Insider: Everything you need to know about the extreme diet Kate Hudson claims gave her the killer abs that stole the Golden Globes

Another moron celebrity shooting her mouth off about something she knows nothing about, thereby encouraging the gullible to think that she, well, actually thinks. Ultimately, the alkaline diet — as well as many other plant-based diets — promotes healthy eating,…