Gargle Away That Irritated Throat and Clogged Sinuses

(DGIwire) – Winters can be tough on the ReviewLoft staff. On a recent day, at least half the folks in the office were coughing, sneezing or blowing noses. How lucky everyone was, then, when Gargle Away® Advanced Throat Care by Nature’s Jeannie showed up at the door! A “gargle party” was hastily organized in the […]

Drinking More Water Has Health Benefits

(DGIwire) — Common recommendations for better health include maintaining an ideal weight, along with reducing intakes of sodium, sugar and saturated fat. For people looking to accomplish these goals, increasing water intake can be very helpful. Earlier this year, a study by the University of Illinois examined the dietary habits of over 18,300 American adults […]

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 […]

Protein Made Easy!

(DGIwire) — Gathering information on diet and nutrition isn’t easy because there is very conflicting messaging on the internet and elsewhere. But despite what is said, there is one concept that it seems everyone can agree on: EAT PROTEIN. Whether someone is trying to bulk up or slim down, protein can help. In a recent […]

Why Plants Grow Healthier Bodies

(DGIwire) — There is now an abundance of research showing an association between the consumption of plant foods, especially fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts, with increased health and longevity. Most of these studies have been based on dietary questionnaires of study participants over a period of time and are prone to some inaccuracies and interpretation.  […]

Benefits of Going Nuts

(DGIwire) — Eating nuts has been consistently associated with better health. Nuts are an essential component of the Mediterranean and Asian diets. Studies of Seventh-day Adventists in California have found that nut consumption had a significant inverse association with heart disease. This effect has been found in both men and women including the elderly. These […]

Healthy Habits: Each Change Can Help

(DGIwire)   Chronic ailments such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer are the world’s top killers, causing 35 million deaths a year and 60 percent of all deaths worldwide. There are at least 1 billion people who are overweight or obese in the world today, according to the World Health Organization. WHO is now focusing […]

Avocados: Eat ‘Em Up

(DGIwire)  A research team in Mexico has discovered promising health benefits of avocado oil. A number of environmental factors can turn the oxygen molecules found in mitochondria, the power plants of cells, into free radicals.  Free radicals are unstable molecules that can destroy virtually all the normal molecules responsible for forming cells.  They have an […]

Spice Things Up

(DGIwire)  Adding a variety of spices to your diet might not only add some variety and taste, they will even improve your health. Herbs and spices are the best way to add flavor and dimension to a dish without adding fat, salt or calories.  If that isn’t good enough, consider this: All herbs and spices […]

Tips to Quit Mindless Eating

(DGIwire)  Most health advocates advise eating only when you are actually hungry. The trick is to recognize real hunger from unnecessary cravings and make meal choices based around appropriate natural and nutrient dense foods. We need to reduce the triggers that lead to overeating and fat storage while training our body to burn our excess […]

Exercise Alone Won’t Halt Weight Gain

(DGIwire) A recent study published recently in the British Journal of Sports Medicine looked at the exercise patterns and weight of more than 19,000 adults over a 22 year period. The researchers found that almost everyone gained weight during that time and that only those that exceeded all current recommendations were able to avoid significant […]

13 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

(DGIwire)  With all the seemingly conflicting diet and exercise guidelines these days it’s no wonder people often struggle with incorporating a simple plan to improve their health. There are however many things almost all health professionals agree on. Tom Griesel, a health guru and co-author of the best selling health book TurboCharged offers the following […]

Skip Water: Eat Fruit to Hydrate

(DGIwire) — Have you ever noticed feeling refreshed and more hydrated following times when you consumed fruits and vegetables or wonder why this might happen even when you were regularly drinking adequate quantities of pure water? For a very long period of time during our evolution almost everything we ate contained a very high percentage of […]

Are We Poisoning Our Children?

(DGIwire) — Today, nearly one in three children is overweight or obese.  Children are now developing obesity-related diseases, previously considered primarily adult conditions, at an alarming rate.  These lifestyle related diseases such as type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, poor glucose and insulin metabolism, asthma, allergies and the collection known as metabolic […]

BBQ Survival Guide

(DGIwire) — Want to get through BBQ season while maintaining that lean TurboCharged body that you worked so hard to get bathing-suit ready?   Here’s a handy survival guide for navigating BBQ season. The core of the typical BBQ menu is food that is cooked on the grill. Traditionally, barbecue meat is slow cooked over indirect […]

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