body science

  • Why You Shouldn’t Work Out On An Empty Stomach

    Why You Shouldn’t Work Out On An Empty Stomach

    It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the benefits. Here’s why you’re probably better off fuelling up before you go for a run or crank out some super-sets at the gym. Proponents of exercising while “fasted”, or in…

  • How To Estimate Your Child’s Adult Height

    We live in an age where kids are measured from the moment they are born, right through school and through their adulthood. For parents, one of the things they are most curious about is how tall they’ll be as adults. A recent study tried to answer that question and, it turns out an old wive’s…

  • Can Sound Make You Sick?

    Can Sound Make You Sick?

    American diplomats in China are falling ill with symptoms such as headaches, nausea and hearing loss after hearing “odd sounds” in their apartments. It’s an eerily similar situation to what happened in Cuba in 2016 when 24 diplomats complained about strange sounds and nearly identical symptoms. Is sound actually making these people sick? Maybe.