Timing is Everything When it Comes to Health

(DGIwire) — Since the beginning of time, life on Earth has been influenced by the daily rotation of our planet and to a lesser extent, its seasonal orbit around the sun. The influence of these changes has been imprinted in our DNA. This programming is known as circadian rhythm. A circadian rhythm is a roughly […]

Reversing Dental Decay

(DGIwire) — It would be absolutely amazing to prevent and reverse dental cavities without the intervention of a dentist. Hard to believe, but it can be done. And the remedy is simple: modify your diet. The research is in and it is based on the work of Dr. Weston A. Price. In the 1930’s, Dr. […]

Eat More Raw Foods: Here’s Why!

(DGIwire) — For most of human evolution our diet has consisted of raw foods.  Before our ancestors mastered fire, plant and animal based food choices were almost always eaten in their raw state.  Although a totally raw food diet is not practical or recommended, being sure to include plenty of tasty raw foods in your […]

From Slime to Humans: Nutritional Geometry & Protein

(DGIwire) — Ever wonder why health and weight-loss gurus are always talking about protein? Protein is the building block of our bodies. The average human body is made up of 60% water, 17% protein, 17% fat and only 5% carbohydrate. All essential components of body tissues such as cell membranes and genetic material are composed […]

Understanding Salt Guidelines

(DGIwire) — Salt consumption has increased during modern times. Researchers have been looking at the effects of this increased intake for a long time. Generally most people eat more than the recommended amounts but some studies have found evidence that you can also eat too little. It seems people have different reactions to sodium intake. […]

Biggest Loser Weight Regain

(DGIwire) — This month a 6-year follow-up study of the contestants on Season 8 of the Biggest Loser was making headlines. It seems that only one was able to maintain a weight even close to their contest end weight, regaining a significant amount. Scientists conducting the study were eager to closely interview and examine the […]

Health & Failing to Do the Minimum

(DGIwire) — Ever wonder why so many people have health challenges and healthcare is so expensive? The answer seems so simple: Eat a healthy diet, exercise moderately, maintain a normal body composition and don’t smoke or over indulge on alcohol. Following these suggestions is associated with lower cardiovascular risk, less likelihood of cancer, reduced odds […]

Water: A Free Fat Loss Supplement?

(DGIwire) — It may be the ultimate fat loss supplement and it comes with no known side effects and it’s free. What is this miracle product and where can it be found? A new study by the University of Illinois published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, found that people who increased their […]

How Even A Small Weight Reduction Can Yield Big Health Benefits

(DGIwire) — According to the Endocrine Society, over 75% of American adults are overweight, obese or extremely obese. In addition, almost 23% of adults are considered to have metabolic syndrome. Overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25-30, obese as a BMI of 30-40 and extremely obese as a BMI of 40 or higher. […]

Mediterranean Diet Revisited

(DGIwire) — You will often hear that the Mediterranean diet is a healthy diet.  Studies consistently find it healthier than the typical western style or standard American diet (SAD).  This is mainly because it contains more fresh whole foods and fewer processed and refined foods. The Mediterranean diet, which is characterized by the consumption of […]

Ideal Health: Simplified

(DGIwire)  It may seem too good to be true but achieving optimal health is really very simple according to health expert Tom Griesel, co-author of  Turbocharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust. He offers the following insights for those who want to get on […]

Fast Lane to Optimal Health: The TurboCharged Five

(DGIwire) — For those looking to accelerate their goals of a healthier body in 2016 and beyond, here are five manageable suggestions. Body Composition: Focus on the ratio of lean body mass (which includes your muscles and essential organs) to fat –not what the scales says about weight, weight loss or BMI.  Dieting efforts often result […]

You’ve Got to Move It, Move It!

(DGIwire) — Lately studies and articles about the health problems associated with sitting and prolonged periods of inactivity have been getting some headlines. It’s definitely worth everyone’s attention because it appears the problems can be easily counteracted, but not in the way one might think. “The typical activity of remaining hunter-gatherers in the world today would be […]

Secret to an ideal body? Stay focused on the goal.

(DGIwire) — Albert Einstein said, “Mankind’s greatest problem is a perfection of means and a confusion of ends.” It is extremely important to keep this in mind as you consider the best way to lose your excess body fat and improve your health.  The goal should always be to improve your body composition and your […]

5 Reasons Your Diet Isn’t Working

(DGIwire)  — The main reason people quit their diets is the lack of progress.  We all want to see results in the fastest time possible.  If your body isn’t responding the way you expect, your motivation to continue is going to fade away eventually. “Fat loss is not difficult if you get a few critical steps […]

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