Links to studies, etc.

This list is constantly under construction.  It’s basically a list of things I read, think are interesting, and then wish I could remember later.  As a rule, I try to link to the blog that I found the study on as well as the study itself. 

Additionally, the assertions that have no links listed underneath are basically my personal reminders that “Hey, I saw this somewhere and when I have time I need to go back and find it because it was cool and interesting.”  Because if I don’t write them down, I forget about them entirely until I need them, LOL.

The Biology of Starvation/The Ancel Keys Experiment

Thinking You’re Fat is Worse than Being Fat
via ED Bites

CDC Says: There is No Obesity Epidemic
via JunkFood Science

Overweight People Have the Lowest Death Rates
From The New York Times:
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI):

Why Dieting is So Bad for You 
From the New York Times:
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) via Kate Harding

Dieting May Even Contribute to an Earlier Death
From The Guardian

Thin people don’t “naturally” get fat; likewise, fat people don’t “naturally” get thin:
From the International Herald Tribune via Kate Harding

The BMI is Bullshit
From Medical-News.Net
From Medical News Today
From Prevent via Kate Harding
The BMI Project (via Kate Harding – again)
AND (Same pics, but on Flickr, so you can scroll at your leisure.  Also includes height and weight)
Especially because they changed the numbers in 1998.

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