Sceptically Fit

20/10/2012

A Month of Links

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — Sceptically Me @ 11:39

Oh look – yet more evidence that acupunture is a sham, I mean no better than a placebo.

High intensity intervals are the best warm up for exercise-induced asthma.

A look at the different kinds of headaches.

The most thorough guide to herbs and spices I’ve ever seen.

More evidence that exercise is good for your mental health – it makes you crave money less

Can carbohydrates cause mental impairment?

 

A study looking at the role of omega 3 in brain health in the elderly.

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21/04/2012

A month of links

Filed under: Exercise, Health and Nutrition — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , — Sceptically Me @ 14:38

Its been a busy month (and a half) for me – more on that in another post – but its been a busy time in the world of health and fitness.

The Meat will kill you Study: I’d jump straight in with a comment from Gary Taubes and  Silverhydra’s interpretation   before rounding it out with a post from Mark Sisson. And a heart surgeon speaks out – what really causes heart disease.

More on the use it or lose it

“We control 70 per cent of how we age,” she says. “The other 30 per cent is genetic, and we can blame our mothers for that. But 70 per cent is in our hands.”

Omega 3 supplementation is recommended for a lot of people – but you can over do it. And more reasons to supplement with vitamin d.

Do you remember to use the foam roller on your upper body?

Wheat – more ways it damages you. And a look at the spectrum of gluten sensitivity disorders.

Given my diet for the last month or so, I’m not surprised that evidence keeps emerging that lack of sleep causes you to overeat.

A study suggests women are more susceptible to hormonally induced hunger after exercise. And another study looks at the effect of resistance training on overall energy expenditure.

Its disappointing to watch my country’s educational institution’s reputations ruined by pseudoscience.

When will my gym start offering Kitty-robics?

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