THIS FAT OLD LADY IS SWEET ENOUGH ALL BY HERSELF

A recent “study” is all over the news this week. http://www.pulseheadlines.com/artificial-sweeteners-lose-weight-linked-overweight-diabetes/65287/ “Artificial Sweeteners Makes you Fatter” (Okay, I’m paraphrasing … but that’s the gist of it.) So I look at the abstract for the study (because no, I’m not shelling out money to read the whole thing, which I probably wouldn’t understand anyhow): http://www.cmaj.ca/content/189/28/E929.abstract And…

MY FAT ASS IS STILL FAT AND APT TO BE AROUND A WHILE LONGER

“Total and annual percent change in age-standardized death rates and years of potential life lost before age 75 years for all causes combined and for heart disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), stroke, unintentional injuries, and diabetes mellitus.” http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2466136 YAY! Between 1969 and 2013, for All causes of death there was a 42.9% reduction.…