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 […]

May Is National Bike Month—Time to Cycle Toward Health

(DGIwire) — Bikeway networks are emerging along urban, low-traffic streets as residents employ increasing pedal power in cities like Cambridge, MA; New York City; Portland, OR; and San Francisco. Tourism and transportation trend watchers note that the amount of on-street bicycle parking provides a ready gauge to how rider-friendly a city is. Still, according to […]

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 […]

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