Is Eating Extra Protein Really Helpful?

(DGIwire) — You may have read that consuming more protein than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) is a helpful strategy during weight loss, or that consuming extra protein will keep you feeling fuller longer helping to control hunger. The question is: Is it really helpful, healthful or even necessary? Even though consuming extra protein to […]

Fountain of Youth Discovered in Lean Body Mass

(DGIwire) One of the most common signs of aging is the loss of lean body mass (LBM).  This is because as people age, they usually become more sedentary which results in a loss of muscle tissue and bone mass.  The size of the heart may also be reduced by lack of activity. Lean body mass […]

Metabolism Explained

(DGIwire) —  When trying to determine the best diet for a lean healthy body, people often wonder, “Exactly what is metabolism?” or “What is base metabolic rate (BMR)? Metabolic rate is simply the number of calories you burn in a given period of time. This is what most people generally refer to as metabolism.  A […]

Diet or Exercise: Which Works Best for Weightloss?

(DGIwire) — What is the best way to lose excess fat? A calorie or energy deficit is definitely required but what is the best way to achieve it?  Not all diet plans are created equal. The traditional weight loss mantra is:  Reduce calories, increase aerobic activity and eat a balanced diet with plenty of complex […]

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