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Yet another study that should give a pause to all health care providers who push their patients to lose weight at any cost - i.e. "lower is always better", when it comes to BMI, as the dogma goes. Well, apparently not, according to the study below. The even more astounding fact is that it looks...
As many of my readers know, Peat is against supplementing with isolated iron. Aside from the well-known toxicity risks (e.g. liver damage) multiple studies have shown that in a good portion of the people treated with oral iron supplements, anemia either does not resolve or rapidly returns upon...
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2012; 9: 67.
Published online 2012 Jun 7. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-9-67
Vegetarian diet and mental disorders: results from a representative community survey
Johannes Michalak,1 Xiao Chi Zhang,2 and Frank Jacobi3,4
BMC Pediatr. 2012; 12: 85.
Published online 2012 Jun 24. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-85
Severe vitamin B12 deficiency in an exclusively breastfed 5-month-old Italian infant born to a mother receiving multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy
I think this study should dispel some of the myths about what being "fit" really means, and that being truly healthy or "fit" often are quite divergent paths. Infertility is actually one of the most reliable indicators of poor systemic health and predictor of future chronic disease (in both...