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
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 Today
From Prevent Disease.com 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.