Weekend Update Leave a reply From last week: Yoni Freedhoff and Robert Ross debate what the primary focus for obesity treatment should be Forks vs. Feet: The Obesity Debate miR-33a/b contribute to the regulation of fatty acid metabolism and insulin signaling. [Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011] – PubMed result Another one, this time with vitamin E and alpha lipoic acid Antioxidant supplementation reduces mitochondria Biogenesis in rats The amount of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids may alter epigenetic programming during fetal and infant periods: Metabolic programming of long-term outcomes due to fatty acid nutrition in early life: [Matern Child Nutr. 2011] – PubMed result Good to see this myth tackled in mass media! In-Your-Face Fitness: The myth of ripped muscles melting calories – latimes.com Alex writes about a recent meta-analysis showing drinking to thirst is ideal for endurance performance: Sweat Science » Drinking only to thirst (no more, no less) improves performance Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.