Saturday, October 12, 2013

Saturday Stories: Losing Weight, Vitamins and Homework

Great post from my friend and colleague Arya Sharma entitled, "No, You Do Not Need to Lose Weight".

One of my favourite science writers Alex Hutchinson (author of the awesome Which Comes First Cardio or Weight which I reviewed here), in Outside magazine ponders whether or not vitamin supplements are useless, or worse than useless?

An amazing read from Karl Taro Greenberg in the Atlantic on the week he decided to do his 13 year old daughter's homework.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, my weekly US News and World Report piece is on how while you are almost certainly not protein deficient, you might not be using it properly, here's a piece of mine from Fitocracy on the dreaded "CE Syndrome" that affects gym goers everywhere, and here's a segment I did with CTV News where I compared a Starbucks Walnut Banana loaf slice to a Burger King Double Stacker]