Eliminating Diabetes

(DGIwire) — In 2015, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimated the number of people with diabetes was 415 million. The actual number however, may be as high as 520 million, according to researchers from Monash University with partners in the UK and US. They say that the incidence of global diabetes has been grossly underestimated […]

Metabolism Explained

(DGIwire) —  When trying to determine the best diet for a lean healthy body, people often wonder, “Exactly what is metabolism?” or “What is base metabolic rate (BMR)? Metabolic rate is simply the number of calories you burn in a given period of time. This is what most people generally refer to as metabolism.  A […]

Fat Loss vs. Weight Loss

(DGIwire) — It seems almost everyone wants to lose a few pounds. There are many diets to choose from which promise rapid weight loss. Usually these diets drastically reduce carbs, calories or both. Indeed, many report a weight loss of 5-10 pounds in the first week, which can be very enticing and motivating. However, it […]

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 […]

Are You a Serial Dieter?

(DGIwire) According to Wikipedia, as of March 11, 2015, the United States has a total resident population of 320,480,000.  A survey conducted as part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that the percentage of normal-weight people was 36.6% of the population.  This number may actually be overstated because it was based on body mass index […]

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