Weight Loss


The Dangers of Low-Fat Dairy

There’s no shortage of low-fat dairy options in your grocery store. And we’ve certainly been programmed to reach for those low-fat and fat-free cheeses, yogurts and skim milk options over the years. But the question is, are these fat-deprived products really better for us? According to a growing number of studies, no. Low-Fat Dairy Dangers We need fat to survive. The … Read More

Rye flour - Dr. Axe

Improve Your Waistline & Heart Health with Rye Flour

Rye is a rich, hearty grain that has been consumed for centuries. Although you might find wheat and other cereals more readily available at your market, it’s worth taking a chance on this cereal grain. Rye bread and rye flour nutrition differs from wheat, barley and oat and often packs more of a punch, especially if you opt for the dark … Read More

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What’s the Healthiest Cat Food So We Don’t Get Fat Cats?

While dogs are eager and always willing to please, cats are much more elusive to their overlords — err, owners. So much, in fact, that many owners turn to the most tried-and-true method of getting a cat (or a human!) to like them: They ply them with food. Yes, it turns out that the way to a cat’s heart is … Read More

Flaxseed Oil Benefits

Flaxseed Oil Benefits Digestion, Skin & Heart Health

If you’re looking to increase your omega-3 intake, flaxseed oil and fish oil are two tremendous options. But which one is better for you? If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, then the choice is clear — flaxseed automatically wins — but if you don’t need to avoid animal products, it can be harder to say if flaxseed oil benefits outweigh fish oil benefits or … Read More

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome: Proven Diet & Natural Treatment Plan

Any guess at what disorder affects 40 percent of people over the age of 60? It’s called metabolic syndrome, which unfortunately does not simply mean that your metabolism is slow or out of whack. Metabolic syndrome is a metabolic disorder that involves not one, but a combination of three or more of the following health issues: abdominal obesity, high blood sugar, high triglyceride … Read More

Eating Healthy - Dr. Axe

Orthorexia: Are You Obsessed with Eating the Right Foods?

Choosing quinoa over pasta and veggies over French fries, finally reading food labels and rejecting refined sugar. Over the past several years, there’s been a shift among Americans in our attitudes toward food. Slowly but surely, more of us are choosing wholesome foods and paying closer attention to what we’re consuming in what’s been dubbed the “clean eating movement.” And … Read More

Cacao nibs - Dr. Axe

Cacao Nibs: Superfood that Boosts Energy and Burns Fat

There’s no better time of year to cozy up to the fireplace with a nice cup of hot chocolate. And thanks largely to this wintertime favorite, we’re all familiar with cocoa and other forms of healthy chocolate. But are you familiar with cacao nibs? Cacao, or Theobroma cacao, is the source of original, natural chocolate. It comes from the seeds of … Read More

Sedentary Lifestyle - Dr.Axe

The Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle & How to Overcome It

Wake up. Get ready for work. Sit in the car during traffic for 45 minutes. Arrive at work. Sit at desk, check emails and do some work. Move to conference room and yawn your way through an hour-long meeting. Order lunch from your computer without getting up. Lunch arrives. Eat at your desk while simultaneously browsing the Internet and preparing … Read More

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Top 8 Bee Pollen Benefits (No. 7 Is Remarkable)

Did you know that bee pollen contains almost all of the nutrients required by the human body to thrive? That’s why the German Federal Board of Health has officially recognized it as a medicine. Bee pollen is wonderful for natural allergy relief and is responsible for the many health benefits of raw honey. It’s rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, lipids and fatty acids, enzymes, … Read More