Dangers of Extreme Diets & Fasts

 (DGIwire) — It seems everywhere you turn, someone is talking about detox diets or cleansing fasts. U.S. cardiology researchers reported in Science Daily that you can lower your risk of developing coronary artery disease and diabetes along with improving cholesterol levels by fasting.  They also found that a 24-hour fast can boost natural human growth […]

Diet Soda Not So Dietetic

(DGIwire) — If you believe that drinking diet soda will help you lose or keep weight off, you should think again.  When researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined patterns in adult diet beverage consumption, they found that overweight and obese adults who drink diet beverages end up consuming more calories than […]