How Hard Should We Exercise?

(DGIwire) — People exercise for many different reasons. If the objective is to encourage fat burning and optimal health, intensity is an important consideration. Is there such a thing as a fat burning heart rate or intensity? That depends on whom you ask. Some say yes, while others say no, while others say maybe or […]

The Link Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia

(DGIwire)   In the Framingham Heart Study, researchers from Tufts University analyzed blood samples from 840 participants.  They found high levels of a hormone called adiponectin in the 159 participants who subsequently developed dementia.   Although the connection was found in both men and women, there were not enough men in the study to draw a definitive […]

Is Fruit Killing You?

(DGIwire)  There are many diets and health advisors today who declare that we all must limit fruit consumption.  Too much can kill you and cause all kinds of imbalances and health issues, they say. Fruit is making you fat! Causing imbalances in your blood sugar. Maybe even triggering or accelerating your diabetic state.  Such claims are particularly […]

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 […]

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