Thursday, January 25, 2007

Healthlines: January 25, 2007

Okay, the better idea here would be: go to the parents of an obese child, ask them if they realize their kid is fat, and then if they answer "no", well, I wonder if they're fit to be parents…
UK schools "must tell parents" if children are obese (Scientific American)

It's official now, trans fats have officially joined the same category as MSG, DDT and Agent Orange…
Crisco drops trans fats from shortening formula (MSNBC via HealthBolt)

This is one of those things that seems like a no brainer. But if you were to say it before reading this study, some people would say you were paranoid…
Traffic pollution can stunt lung development-study (Reuters)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.