Do fat people live longer?

fat and happy

We’ve all heard the recent news story splashed all over the TV and internet: overweight people actually have a lower risk of dying than those of normal weight.  (1) What a shock to the millions of Americans on a weight-loss diet, not to mention the hundreds of health professionals, research scientists, and government policy makers who are working around the clock to combat the obesity epidemic in this country! Could it be that we’re all… Read More

RHR: Does Red Meat Increase Your Risk of Death?


This podcast is part of a special report on Red Meat. To see the other articles in this series, click here. I’m sure by now most of you have heard about the news reports about the Harvard study which claimed that red meat increases your risk of death.  In this show I present 4 reasons why you shouldn’t take these claims seriously.  I also discuss several reasons why eating red meat is beneficial to your health,… Read More