We go back to our roots and actually talk about the rigors (or lack thereof) of a scientific study. A famous JAMA paper suggested that slightly overweight people are healthier than “normal weight” people. Is that study rigorous…. or just ridiculous? We also learn where not to get stung by a bee, and why you probably shouldn’t insult a krav maga instructor.
Links from today’s episode:
- Association of All-Cause Mortality With Overweight and Obesity Using Standard Body Mass Index Categories
- Harvard researchers challenge results of obesity analysis
- The Obesity Paradox – and commentary on the Flegal JAMA Study
- The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee