Weight Loss

Healthy Fats

The 5 Best Healthy Fats for Your Body

Are you afraid of fats? If so, you’re not alone. Fat in foods has been vilified in America for the past few decades, as low-fat and non-fat foods became the norm, and we were told that a low-fat diet would help us get the body we want. In fact, it’s one of the biggest nutrition lies that the public’s been … Read More

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Gluten-Free Alcohol

If You Drink, Is It Gluten-Free Alcohol?

Wine, vodka, gin and … gluten-free alcohol? You might have noticed a new line of adult beverages lining liquor store shelves. As celiac disease becomes more widely known and gluten intolerances are being identified, alcohol makers have jumped on to provide suitable options. So can you still enjoy a night on the town while embracing a grain-free lifestyle? Can you … Read More

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Protein Deficiency

Do You Have a Protein Deficiency? Here’s Why Protein Is Important

[Below is my transcript of my video on why protein is important and how to overcome a protein deficiency, along with supplemental information on the topic.] Today, I want to talk about the importance of protein. How protein benefits your overall health in physical performance is crucial to understand. So whether you’re a weekend warrior, you’re trying to lose weight … Read More

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Zucchini - Dr. Axe

Zucchini Nutrition — Low in Calories & Loaded with Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Zucchini, also called courgette in some parts of the world, is believed to have been first cultivated up to 10,000 years ago! Originally grown in parts of South America, at the time it was primarily grown for its beneficial seeds since the wild variety didn’t have much flesh and tasted very bitter. In fact, the ancient zucchini vegetable didn’t even … Read More

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Benefits of cherries - Dr. Axe

Benefits of Cherries: Weight Loss, Gout Healing & Less Inflammation!

Cherries are popular because of their sweet and juicy characteristics, but more and more research suggests that cherries are extremely beneficial to your health too. The nutrients and bioactive components in cherries support their preventive health benefits; cherry intake is associated with the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, inflammatory diseases and Alzheimer’s disease. The benefits of cherries come from their high … Read More

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Raspberry Ketones

Raspberry Ketones — Do They Really Help With Weight Loss?

Raspberry ketones are chemicals from red raspberries that are thought to help you lose weight fast. Ketones are natural chemicals that give raspberries their enticing aroma, and they also occur in blackberries and cranberries. When ketones are taken from raspberries, they can be used to add fragrance and flavor to foods and products, such as colas, ice cream and cosmetics. The raspberry ketone is actually one of the most … Read More

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Sugar Addiction

5 Steps to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

[Below is the transcript of my video about how to reduce sugar cravings, along with supplemental information on kicking your sugar addiction.] Today, I want to share with you my secrets to reduce sugar cravings and food cravings so you can kick that sugar addiction. This is a chronic problem in America today. In fact, I would say the No. … Read More

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Mediterranean Diet

8 Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

The history and tradition of the Mediterranean diet come from the historic eating and social patterns of the regions around southern Italy, Greece, Turkey and Spain. Not only is the Mediterranean diet a tasty way to eat, drink and live, but it’s also a realistic and sustainable way to reduce disease-causing inflammation and lose weight, too (or maintain a healthy weight). The Mediterranean … Read More

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Ketogenic Diet

3 Amazing Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

[Below is the transcript of my video about the ketogenic diet, along with supplemental information on the topic.] The ketogenic diet has stirred controversy, but we know the health benefits it can provide. Originally designed for patients with epilepsy by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, a ketogenic diet can help with weight loss, fighting cancer and even the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. … Read More

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Breakfast

Is Skipping Breakfast a Good Idea? It’s All About Meal Timing

We’ve all heard it before: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” For decades, health authorities have linked a solid, healthy breakfast with better overall health and weight management. The idea is that a balanced breakfast helps kick-start your metabolism after you’ve been “fasting” (and sleeping) all night, prevent blood sugar imbalances, reduce hunger, and make it more … Read More

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