The Prize for the Healthiest Oil Goes To…

(DGIwire) — New research from Ohio State University suggests that people with higher levels of linoleic acid have leaner bodies. They also tended to have less health threatening visceral fat between and around their organs, less inflammation and lower incidence of insulin resistance. It turns out olive oil may not be best for heart health […]

Benefits of Reducing Sugar Consumption

(DGIwire) — A study conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and Touro University California found that reducing dietary sugar from 28% of daily calories to 10% for just 10 days resulted in a significant improvement in blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and overall weight. Fructose intake was reduced from 12% to […]

Easiest Way to Improve Your Diet

(DGIwire) People often wonder how they can improve their diet without totally changing what they currently eat or eliminating their favorite foods.  Sometimes a major change is just too much of a psychological or even physical hurdle to making a big commitment.  The good news is that it is possible to ease into a better […]

Do You Really Want To Lose Weight?

  (DGIwire) If you are reading this, then the answer is most likely yes.  Most people take a look in the mirror or step on the bathroom scale and know the answer.  Perhaps even your doctor or some other health professional has recommended that you should lose some weight.  But is that really what you […]

Are Oils and Fats Really Healthy?

(DGIwire)  Oils and fats are a common health topic today.  Many people are consuming tablespoons of olive, macadamia, walnut, avocado, flax seed and coconut oils or perhaps fish and krill oils on a daily basis in an effort to improve their health.  There is an ongoing debate about which ones are the most beneficial.  Our […]

Obesity is Becoming Normal

 (DGIwire) — Europe is following a trend which started here in the United States. The World Health Organization (WHO), issued an obesity report for Europe. They looked at obesity levels in the 53 countries that comprise the European Region and found the results very disturbing, saying that up to 27 percent of 13-year-olds and 33 […]

Uncomfortable: Comfort Food Explained

 (DGIwire) — Well the news is out! The whole “comfort food” myth was just that…a myth. This according to the results of a recent study conducted by the University of Minnesota. The long and short of the study’s results were that when you are totally stressed and looking for relief in a bowl of ice […]

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