Obese Kids at Higher Respiratory Risk Post Surgery
Overweight Hispanic Kids Show Early Markers for Diabetes
There are a lot of things that still bother me about these racially-oriented studies, especially since I’ve seen some strong demonstration that the only biological differences between “races” is the amount of skin pigment. Wouldn’t it be easier to get a mixed race control group – much larger, faster empirical data? Or is there some geneticist specific reason this all must be divided off by race?
Circumstantial Link Made Between Esophageal Cancer and Obesity
There were fat people around when a lot of people contracted cancer. Apparently, this constitutes a link. No one in this study seems to have determined whether it was fat people who got cancer.
Feeling Tired? Exercise a LittleÂ
Yes! I recommend this. I’ve done it for years- a brisk walk, or even a few crunches or squats, and I perk right up when I’m flagging.
Obesity Raises Risk of Common Heart Arrhythmia
There are two red flag words in this article that make it untrustworthy: 1. BMI – we all know BMI is BS and 2. Meta-analysis, which means that these folks did not actually do a study, they just went looking for what they wanted to find – and if you’re good with statistics, you can find anything you want.