Here are this week’s most interesting discussions of peer-reviewed research in health and medicine:
- When you think of some of the fittest and healthiest people around, surely those who run multiple marathons are at the top of the list. Unfortunately, as Dave Munger of Science-Based Running discusses, there may be a connection between a lifetime of long-distance running and heart problems.
- Once you finish a hard workout, it is often said that chocolate milk is the best recovery drink. Some have even gone as far as to suggest the chocolate milk diet can help you shed unwanted pounds. In a tag-team effort, Colby Vorland and Travis Saunders brilliantly debunk the chocolate milk diet over on Obesity Panacea.
- Having a load of financial debt hanging over your head is certainly stressful, and yet it is the reality for many in today’s over-consumption driven culture. William Yates of Brain Posts discusses how your debt load may be related to your risk of mental disorders.
Come back next week for more riveting discussions of health and medicine