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 […]

This Week’s Grocery List

(DGIwire) — Eating foods that are loaded with the nutrients your body needs can go a long way in improving your health and longevity.  The foods you eat along with adequate hydration are of utmost importance. Here’s a list of a few staples to include on your next trip to the grocery store.  They are […]

What Your Diet is Probably Missing

(DGIwire) — Most health gurus will say that you need variety in your diet and the greater the variety the better.  However, from a nutrition standpoint, all foods are not created equal and you need to focus on the most nutrient-dense choices possible. This means that processed man-made junk food is totally out. “It has been […]

Food Choices and Fat Loss

(DGIwire) – There are many ways to approach weight-loss and the loss of excess body fat.  There are good ways and bad ways.  Food choices will often influence both the rate of fat loss and your overall experience while you are improving your body composition. It is important to recognize that weight loss is not […]

Will Cancer Kill You?

(DGIwire) — According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer rates worldwide have doubled over the past 20 years and will most likely double again in the next 20 years unless immediate action is taken.  This prediction is from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which is a special unit of WHO.  More than […]

Do Carbs Really Make Us Fat?

(DGIwire) –People often wonder if carbohydrates really make us fat.  It is important to know that not all carbohydrates are created equal when it comes to how our bodies are able to process them. All carbohydrates, complex or simple are digested and converted to blood sugar. The greater the amount consumed the higher blood sugar […]

Avoid Refined Sugar And Fructose But Not Fruit

(DGIwire) — The evidence appears to be building a case that refined sugars and fructose, like high fructose corn syrup, in commonly consumed quantities, may be harmful and should be eliminated or severely restricted in our diets.  This looks like sound advice.  However, a problem arises when health or weight-loss “experts” start telling people that […]

Can Man Live on Coffee Alone?

(DGIwire) — A study done in 2005 by researchers at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania concluded that the top source of antioxidants in the average American diet comes from coffee.  In fact, there was really no runner-up as nothing else even comes close.  Black tea came in second place but it was beaten by […]

DNA in Beer? Protecting the Secret Sauce? New Forensic Foundations

 (DGIwire) — On the Esquire Network television show called Brew Dogs, two passionate beer drinkers travel the world to find the best and most distinctive craft beer imaginable. In a recent episode, they made a stop in Philadelphia; their intention was to find the “most American beer ever made.” The thing that made the winning […]

Protein Confusion: How Much Should Your Diet Include?

(DGIwire) — A new article in the journal Cell Metabolism, cited research around protein consumption by adults aged 50 years and older which was specifically designed to determine how different levels of protein intake might affect health. So, do we now finally know how much protein we need?  Absolutely not!  In fact, the results appear […]

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