Is Eating Extra Protein Really Helpful?

(DGIwire) — You may have read that consuming more protein than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) is a helpful strategy during weight loss, or that consuming extra protein will keep you feeling fuller longer helping to control hunger. The question is: Is it really helpful, healthful or even necessary? Even though consuming extra protein to […]

From Slime to Humans: Nutritional Geometry & Protein

(DGIwire) — Ever wonder why health and weight-loss gurus are always talking about protein? Protein is the building block of our bodies. The average human body is made up of 60% water, 17% protein, 17% fat and only 5% carbohydrate. All essential components of body tissues such as cell membranes and genetic material are composed […]

Protein Made Easy!

(DGIwire) — Gathering information on diet and nutrition isn’t easy because there is very conflicting messaging on the internet and elsewhere. But despite what is said, there is one concept that it seems everyone can agree on: EAT PROTEIN. Whether someone is trying to bulk up or slim down, protein can help. In a recent […]

13 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

(DGIwire)  With all the seemingly conflicting diet and exercise guidelines these days it’s no wonder people often struggle with incorporating a simple plan to improve their health. There are however many things almost all health professionals agree on. Tom Griesel, a health guru and co-author of the best selling health book TurboCharged offers the following […]

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. […]

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 […]