Media Multi-tasking Now Linked to Obesity

If your attention gets diverted in different directions by smartphones and other digital devices, take note: Media multitasking has now been linked to obesity. New research from Rice University indicates that mindless switching between digital devices is associated with increased susceptibility to food temptations and lack of self-control, which may result in weight gain. “Increased… Continue reading Media Multi-tasking Now Linked to Obesity

Conspiracies, Fat Americans and a Magic Bullet

In this short episode of the Four Pillar Fitness podcast, I share with you some new research into what might just be the “Magic Bullet” for weight loss. But before diving into that, I share my thoughts on: How America looks, circa 1976 and circa 2018. How we got so much fatter and unhealthier. The… Continue reading Conspiracies, Fat Americans and a Magic Bullet

Obesity and Asthma

Obesity is known to be a risk factor for developing asthma but a new study shows that the reverse is also true: people with asthma are more likely to go on to become obese. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, indicates that those who develop asthma as adults and those… Continue reading Obesity and Asthma