BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

Photo by Donald Tong from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously gone ove the Body Mass Index, BMI, and learned how it's defined, how … Continue reading BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We began our Rebuttals of Fatlogic series by talking about the starvation response (starvation mode for those who don't know) and … Continue reading What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?

What are macronutrients? – Fats / Lipids 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Fats / Lipids 101

What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

Death’s End

Disclaimer: This not-a-review might contain spoilers for The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin. If you're not into spoilers, read no further. In previous posts I've talked very briefly about my impressions of Cixin Liu's first two of books in his Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy. This week I read the last book of the series, … Continue reading Death’s End

What is the thermic effect of food?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously talked about how the body responds to long term caloric restriction, and we've also dipped our feet into some … Continue reading What is the thermic effect of food?

The Dark Forest

Source: pixabay.com Disclaimer: This sort-of-review might contain spoilers for The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin. If you're not into spoilers, read no further. On a previous post I talked about Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem, the first entry of his Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy. In that post I talked about how I just had to … Continue reading The Dark Forest

So what actually is metabolic damage?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Last week we went over a couple of definitions on metabolic damage. Those definitions were rather vague, and seemingly inconsistent among … Continue reading So what actually is metabolic damage?

What is metabolic damage? – A very basic introduction

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. During the past weeks we've talked about starvation mode: what it is, when it happens and what is phases are. This … Continue reading What is metabolic damage? – A very basic introduction

The Three-Body Problem

It's been quite some time since the last time a book forced me to read it. That's right, forced me to read it. For a while now I've been hearing about how good The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin is. So last friday I got the audiobook version, and began listening to it at the gym. … Continue reading The Three-Body Problem