I’m writing this seated on a plane heading to San Francisco. We’ve been in the air for under an hour, and the drink cart is just starting to make its way down the aisle. As
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
Today’s post is a summary of a fascinating new paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine on the relationship between sedentary behaviour and premature mortality (available here). The paper has garnered a tremendous amount of
Today’s post comes from PhD Candidate Justin Lang, describing a cool intervention study that he just had published in Preventive Medicine. Along with Jessica McNeil, Mark Tremblay and myself, Justin found that an incredibly simple
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.