Articles by Rosi Sexton
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True or False: Extreme Dieting Can Damage Your Metabolism and Lead to Weight Gain


Popular weight-loss show “The Biggest Loser” has come in from criticism from many directions since it began showing in the US in 2004. Doc... Continue reading
True or False: Knee Surgery is a Waste of Time


Various media reports have suggested that surgery for knee pain is “a waste of time,” or “does more harm than good.”. If you&r... Continue reading
True or False: Warm-Ups Don’t Work


A good way of getting people’s attention is by writing a headline that flatly contradicts a commonly held belief. You may have noticed that on... Continue reading
True or False: Heart Rate Variability Trackers Can Tell You When You're Overtraining


In recent years, there have been a number of products on the market that claim to measure your “readiness for training” by tracking someth... Continue reading
True or False: Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Can Interfere With Healing After An Injury


Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) are a class of drugs that reduce pain and inflammation. They include common over-the-counter drugs like asp... Continue reading
True or False: Antioxidants Are Good For You


Antioxidants‑those wonderful nutrients that you find in blueberries, or green tea, or high dose capsules from the health food shop. The ones that ca... Continue reading
True or False: Organic Fruit & Vegetables are Better For You (and The Environment)


People often perceive food that is labeled “organic” to be healthier, more “natural,” and better for the environment than conv... Continue reading
True or False: Genetically Modified Foods are Bad for Your Health and the Environment


Genetically modified (or GM) foods have been with us since the 1990s, and most of us are probably eating them on a regular basis. A genetically modifi... Continue reading
True or False: Getting More Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight


It’s an oft-repeated assertion in health magazines, websites and within the fitness community; not getting enough sleep can lead to weight gain.... Continue reading
True or False: Barefoot Running is Better for You and More Efficient


  People have been running barefoot for most of human history. Specialist running shoes are a relatively recent invention, first appearing in th... Continue reading
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