Crater Lake Bike Ride

EUGENE, Ore. — Five Eugene men set off for Crater Lake on their bikes Thursday morning, but there’s a catch: they’ve vowed to eat only granola, trail mix, or oatmeal along the way. Two of the riders, coworkers at Wildtime Foods, will be on a tandem bike. The plan is to ride 75 miles the … Continue reading »

Eugene Goes Gluten Free

EUGENE, Ore. — More people across the country are going gluten free and a new study shows Eugene is one of the top places in the country to go on this diet.  Local restaurants said this trend is helping their business. Grub Hub, an online takeout service, conducted a study across the country to find … Continue reading »

Knowing Your Waist-to-Hip Ratio

(CNN) — The size of your waistline may be key to a long life, says a recent study from the Mayo Clinic. “People with normal weight with an enlarged waist are at high risk for death and particularly death from the heart,” said Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, cardiovascular specialist with Mayo Clinic. That risk is higher … Continue reading »

UO Study: Water Promotes Better Eating

By Nha Nguyen EUGENE, Ore. — What parent doesn’t have a hard time trying to get their kids to eat their veggies? The study took kids ages 3 to 5 and tested if they ate more vegetables depending on what they drank. It revealed children ate more raw vegetables, like carrots and red peppers, when … Continue reading »