Broccoli and Vision: A Surprising Connection

(DGIwire) – Carrots are supposedly beneficial for eyesight but—broccoli? Researchers from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, located in Novato, CA, recently boosted the potency of a broccoli-related compound by 10 times and identified it as a possible treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss affecting more than two […]

Eliminating Diabetes

(DGIwire) — In 2015, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimated the number of people with diabetes was 415 million. The actual number however, may be as high as 520 million, according to researchers from Monash University with partners in the UK and US. They say that the incidence of global diabetes has been grossly underestimated […]

Is RNAi the ‘Next Big Thing’ in Consumer Skin Care?

(DGIwire) — When it comes to skin care, many cosmetic products promise a lot…and deliver a lot less. But what if skin care products were able to harness a cutting-edge molecular tool that directly blocked the proteins that trigger problems like uneven skin tone and wrinkles? According to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, one […]

How Hard Should We Exercise?

(DGIwire) — People exercise for many different reasons. If the objective is to encourage fat burning and optimal health, intensity is an important consideration. Is there such a thing as a fat burning heart rate or intensity? That depends on whom you ask. Some say yes, while others say no, while others say maybe or […]

Fashion Industry 2016: Hiring Is Looking Up

(DGIwire) – This is a time of great uncertainty in the fashion industry. Retail is changing rapidly and companies are under intense pressure to remain relevant and deliver exciting products to consumers while struggling to manage foot traffic and global competition. But as reported by the Third Annual Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study—released by the United […]

A New Law for Chemical Safety

(DGIwire) – Since the mid-1970s, America’s main law governing chemical safety was the Toxic Substances Control Act. Many critics alleged it was fatally flawed, allowing tens of thousands of potentially dangerous chemicals to remain on the market without any safety review—and permitting companies to put hundreds of new chemicals on the market every year without […]

Commercial Print Modeling & Acting: “It’s All Good!”

(DGIwire) – Cultivating talent and taking the time to teach actors the do’s and don’t’s as well as in’s and out’s for a successful career in commercial print modeling and acting means the agent must put a lot of time and energy into a client for basically no immediate financial gain. Finding an agent willing […]

A Natural Wonder from Down Under

(DGIwire) — Okay, folks. Get ready for ReviewLoft’s First Annual Pop Quiz: QUESTION:   Name three examples of natural beauty from Australia. ANSWER: 1. Nicole Kidman 2. Cate Blanchett 3. Auspect Skincare Products To those who got them all, congratulations! But we can’t really blame anyone if they missed Number 3, because this amazing new line of […]

The Latest Fashion Trend: Shake-Ups in the C-Suite

(DGIwire) – The fashion industry is in a state of flux in 2016. According to The Financial Times, a wide-ranging set of factors—including challenging economic headwinds and an exodus of designer talent from some major fashion houses—has precipitated the turmoil. One particular source of upheaval in the fashion world is due to shake-ups in the […]

Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr’s Latest Hole-in-One: A New Wine Label

(DGIwire) – Cristie Kerr is one of the most accomplished professional golfers of her generation, with two major championships and 18 titles to her name. She is also a wine enthusiast. Her passion for wines began in 2006 with the creation of Curvature Wines, a partnership with Suzanne Pride Bryant, co-owner of Pride Mountain Vineyard. […]

Why Sleep is Important Especially When Dieting

(DGIwire) — There is an established connection between sleeping and hunger. This is because there is a connection between sleep and the levels of leptin and ghrelin in the body. Ghrelin is a hormone that is released when we are hungry. It increases our appetite. Leptin has the opposite effect and is released to signal […]

Simple, Spiritual and Beautiful; Connecting to the Universe with Jewelry

(DGIwire) — There is no question that wearing different types of jewelry can make you feel different things. A bold ring might give you a kick of extra confidence. An elegant string of pearls can help to bring out your inner Grace Kelly. A whimsical piece might make you feel young and adventurous. No one […]

Stand Up and Take a Bow!

(DGIwire) — With office and home dinner table conversations recently filled with complaints about aching backs and wishes for a standing desk, ReviewLoft™ was excited to have received the ChangeDesk from UncagedErgonomics. For millennials and baby boomers alike, standing desks offer some great benefits to the user besides just looking cool! We were particularly impressed […]

Good Fat, Bad Fat: What’s the Difference?

(DGIwire) — The age of low-fat diet recommendations may be coming to a close. Is it time to break out the bacon and butter? According to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality. However, higher consumption of saturated and trans […]

3 Types of Approaches to Treating Cutaneous Warts

(DGIwire) – Cutaneous warts are benign epidermal tumors caused by human papillomaviruses (HPVs), according to WebMD. Although most warts quite often spontaneously disappear given time, treatment is often sought to prevent recurrence or spreading of the warts to healthy skin. There are many different approaches for treating warts. Three of the major categories of treatment […]

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