Living a Long Unhealthy Life?

(DGIwire)  —  Why would anyone want to live longer but not healthier?  A study from West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Medical University of South Carolina revealed that this is now the case for American baby boomers.  More interesting is that other studies have indicated this is mostly the result of conscious and […]

Does Calorie Restriction Boost Longevity?

(DGIwire)   You may have heard in the past that restricting calories increases lifespan.  Previous research has shown that caloric restriction extended the lifespan of yeast, flies, worms and some strains of mice.  You may also have heard that scientists from the National Institute on Aging found that calorie restriction did not extend lifespan for rhesus […]

Memory: Walk or Lose It

(DGIwire)   One of the biggest age related health concerns today is the loss of memory.  The National Institute on Aging estimates that between 2.4 to 5.1 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s slowly destroys memory and cognitive skills and is considered irreversible.  Although experts are unsure about the cause(s), there are now several […]

The Secret to a Healthy Future

(DGIwire) Looking for the secret to successfully maintaining ideal weight and optimal health to a ripe old age? Common success strategies influence all facets of life including weight management and health.   The most common trait of successful people is that they maintain a long-term perspective.  In making daily decisions, they always take the future into […]

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 […]

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