Author Archives: Dr. Josh Axe

About Dr. Josh Axe

I am a wellness physician with a passion to transform lives. I host the radio show Transform Your Health Sundays from 6-9p CST. You can listen live online at www.997.wtn.com. I just released my first book, The Real Food Diet Cookbook! My wellness practice is located in Nashville, TN, where lives are being reclaimed every day.
Spoon full of Stevia

Stevia Side Effects: Good or Bad?

I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about stevia lately and have seen several articles and  other sources online claiming that there may be some negative stevia side effects. Isn’t stevia an herb? And aren’t herbs supposed to be good for us? If so, then why all the fuss? I’m going to answer all of your questions in this article … Read More

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Apple Cider Vinegar

20 Unique Apple Cider Vinegar Uses and Remedies

Apple cider vinegar is one of my top two natural remedies that I use every single day ,along with coconut oil.  I recommend it to my patients and take it personally for several reasons- including detoxification, improved digestion and for a quick burst of energy. I even use it for personal care reasons like conditioning my hair, whitening my teeth … Read More

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Kefir

8 Greatest Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

Are you getting enough probiotic rich foods in your diet? Chances are you’re probably not.  Probiotic foods are essential for your digestive health, which most people already know. But did you know there are hundreds of other health benefits of consuming probiotic rich foods that you might not be aware of? In this article I want to cover the great … Read More

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Coconut Oil

77 Coconut Oil Uses and Cures

  Coconut oil might just be the most versatile health food on the planet. Not only is it my favorite cooking oil, but it also has dramatic health benefits, beauty applications, and so much more. The coconut tree is considered the “tree of life” in much of Southeast Asia, India, the Philippines, and other tropical locations. And, it is no … Read More

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Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin Benefits 6,000x Stronger Than Vitamin C

You may have heard of beta-carotene, lycopene, zeaxanthin and lutein, but have you heard of astaxanthin?  Astaxanthin is found in wild caught salmon and krill and astaxanthin benefits are numerous especially when it comes to reducing age spots and boosting energy levels. Astaxanthin is an anti-oxidant in the carotenoid family that gives salmon it’s red-orange color.  Research published in The … Read More

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Magnesium rich foods

Top 10 Magnesium Rich Foods Plus Proven Benefits

Magnesium rich foods are essential for cellular health and over 300 biochemical functions in the body. Unfortunately, around 80% of American’s may have a magnesium deficiency and the majority of them don’t even know it! A study published in BMC Bioinformatics found that your body has 3,751 magnesium binding sites. This indicates that magnesium benefits are far greater than previously imagined. Because your … Read More

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Secrets for Reversing Hair Loss and Balancing Hormones

Secrets for Reversing Hair Loss and Balancing Hormones

The cause of hair loss is linked to an increase in an androgen hormone called DHT (DiHydroxy Testosterone). Managing this and other hormones is key to halting and reversing hair loss. In this video I go over the 6 compounds that you should be consuming to balance your hormones and keep your hair full and healthy. 1. Saw Palmetto is … Read More

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Tony Horton

Dr. Axe Show – Ep. 22 – Tony Horton talks P90X and his newest book “The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life”

Meet Tony Horton, the master behind the best selling fitness program in America P90X.  Tony helps people get fit all over the world by keeping them motivated in health, physique, and lifestyle.  Over the last 20 years Tony has acquired, perfected, and shared his fitness expertise with countless individuals across America. From professional athletes, sports teams, television and major movie … Read More

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Chicken Nuggets

Surprise! What’s Really In a Chicken Nugget?

We’ve known for a long time that fast food chicken nuggets aren’t healthy, but new research is showing just what these fast food favorites are really made of, and it includes high amounts of partially hydrogenated oils, GMO oils, sodium, “other” ingredients and numerous chemicals. A recent study published in the American Journal of Medicine has found that 60% of … Read More

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