Walk or Run For Health?

(DGIwire) — At least one study has concluded that walking equaled running for heart health as long as the same distance was covered.  It was not how long you run or walk but how far. The study included data from more than 33,000 runners and almost 16,000 walkers aged 18 to 80 with most between […]

Are We Really Living Longer?

(DGIwire)   With the Paleo diet movement becoming more popular, some people wonder why they should eat more like our ancestors did, often referencing their lower life expectancy.  This topic and its implications today are worth examining. Unlike what most people tend to think, life expectancy is not a measure of how long people are […]

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 […]

Get in Shape: Eat Like This

(DGIwire)  Did you ever wonder what you should eat to be healthy or to lose weight or to improve their body composition? Betcha have.  The answer is exactly the same for all three questions: Only difference is that the quantities change.  Eat the right foods and your diet will deliver health, fat loss and ideal body composition. There are […]