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 […]

10 Things You Need to Know About Diet & Protein

(DGIwire) –Another recent study which cited increased health risks and mortality for middle age adults (50-65) who eat a high protein diet and older adults (over 65 years) who ate a low protein diet has resulted in much confusion.  Is there an amount of protein that is right for everybody? Health experts Dian Griesel, Ph.D. […]

Children’s Taste Preferences are Forged at Home, Researchers Say

NEW YORK — (DGIwire) — Researchers have determined that a child’s taste preferences are forged at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat. Moreover, young kids learn quickly what brands deliver the goods. In the journal Appetite, T. Bettina Cornwell of the University of Oregon and Anna R. McAlister of the University of Wisconsin report on […]