Monday, August 11, 2008

Pregorexia

Disturbing and dangerous trend:

Pregorexic: Are Some Pregnant Women Putting Their Fetuses at Risk?

Part of the outrage over the Kimkins diet has been the way members and staff push themselves and each other to eat less and less, starving off the weight. This news story isn't about Kimkins, but there have been many examples of Kimkins members who want to do the diet while pregnant, or find themselves unable to stop the diet when they become pregnant. Pregnancy is absolutely the worst time to be starving your body - and your baby!

Friday, August 1, 2008

Exercise in a PILL? What do you think about that?







This article says, "The drug works by by tapping into the molecular pathways that normally reprogram muscle in response to exercise. "

Would you take it? Would you trust it? Should insurance cover it? Should scientists be working on this?