Although I’ve discussed this issue a number of times over the years, every now and then a new study comes out that provides further evidence of the limitations of body mass index (BMI) as a
A few weeks ago Dr Zach Ferraro presented an excellent guest lecture via Google Hangout for my students on the topic of exercise during pregnancy. Zach is no stranger to this blog, taking part in
The answer to this question may surprise you. In fact, according to a recent British Medical Journal article discussing this issue, few health professionals, including doctors, dieticians, and personal trainers know the correct answer. First,
We first came across Dr. Oz back in 2009 when he was on Oprah peddling the weight loss benefits of infrared saunas. As Travis pointed out, infrared saunas are not a miracle cure for obesity.
Today I’d like to revisit an issue which is becoming a bit of a holiday tradition here at Obesity Panacea. How much weight do people gain over the holidays? If you ask many people,
Time to combine physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep guidelines into one holistic guideline?
Sitting is bad for you. Exercise is good for you. Sleep is too. At present, we have 3 separate guidelines targeting these 3 separate behaviours. However, when combined these behaviours make up the full 24