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. ┬áLocal 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 »