Results tagged “obesity”

Looking At : Apr 16, 2017

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Nuzzel and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : Mar 15, 2015

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : Jan 25, 2015

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : May 5, 2013

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : Apr 7, 2013

What we were talking about this week : on Google+, Twitter, and the 'Paper'


Looking At : Feb 24, 2013

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : Feb 17, 2013

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Looking At : Feb 10, 2013

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Light Exercise After Meal Lowers Post Prandial Triglycerides, Study Finds

Try doing some of your training after you eat.


How Eating Breakfast Helps You Lose Fat

Do you eat in the mornings? Should you?


Looking At : Jul 29, 2012

Echo Point, Blue Mountains. During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Forums and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.


Japan Seeks Trim Waists

Would he make the cut? Photo by MShades.The New York Times notes the Japanese response to a global problem - obesity. The tool at the heart of this approach? The humble tape measure....


Tastes like Buffalo, but healthier

In an attempt to help address the local obesity situation, organisers of the Taste of Buffalo food festival have declared that all vendors are to provide at least one healthy option. Whilst their definition of 'healthy' is open to debate,...


TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 6 Jul 07)

It's been an obscenely busy week here at Straight to the Bar. Amid the mayhem, the following made their way onto the site : Articles : Thib took a look at the 3 ways to pack on a bit of...


Obesity in ancient Egypt

Tom Furman points to a very interesting discussion over on Protein Power - just how healthy were the diets of ancient Egyptians?...


Canada's First Ambulance for Obese Patients

A great move.


The Set Point Debate

Via Maspik Teruzim : Asymmetrical Information's Jane Galt looks at the Set Point argument; promoted by (amongst others) Gina Kolata in her book Rethinking Thin. The subsequent discussion is interesting - personally I agree with Art De Vany on this...


Weekly Health News Round-Up : Mon April 30 2007

A few snippets from this week's health news : Enhanced Environment Restores Memory in Mice with Neurodegeneration A new study has found that placing mice in an enriched environment can reinstate learning behavior and reestablish access to long-term memories after...


One Dollar Dining

Dr Joel Fuhrman points to an interesting article in the New York Times which asks the simple question : You're hungry, but only have one dollar to spend. What do you buy? The answer, unsurprisingly, turns out to be the...


Chasing Away the Fat Ones

Will larger animals (dare I say humans) be next?


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