Dr. Josh Axe, DC, DNM, CNS, is a doctor of chiropractic, certified doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle. In 2008, he started a functional medicine center in Nashville, which grew to become one of the most renowned clinics in the world.
Dr. Axe founded the website DrAxe.com, which is one the top natural health websites in the world today. Its main topics include nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, home DIY remedies and trending health news. His website includes a group of credentialed editors, writers and a Medical Review Board.
He has also been a resource for many professional athletes. In 2009, he began working with the Wellness Advisory Council and Professional Swim Teams. He worked with professional swimmers, providing nutritional advice and performing musculoskeletal work on the athletes to increase their performance. He also traveled to the 2012 Games in London to work with USA athletes.
Dr. Josh Axe has authored several celebrated and bestselling books, including:
- Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It (Harper New Wave, March 2016)
- Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine for the Modern World (January 2017)
- Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, and Reverse Disease (Little Brown & Company, February 2019)
- Keto Diet Cookbook: 125+ Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health, and Reverse Disease (Little, Brown Spark, December 2019)
- The Collagen Diet: A 28-Day Plan for Sustained Weight Loss, Glowing Skin, Great Gut Health, and a Younger You (Little, Brown Spark, December 2019)
- Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History (Little, Brown Spark, February 2021)
Millions of people have read his books and gone through his programs, including Healing Leaky Gut and Essential Oils Transformation. These books and programs combine the power of advanced nutrition with recipes, herbal remedies and lifestyle improvements to help people reach their health goals.
Dr. Axe has been a regular guest expert on The Dr. Oz Show, covering such topics as the gut microbiome, weight loss, digestive health (such as leaky gut and candida) and herbal medicine. Dr. Josh Axe has taught corporate wellness programs for companies such as Nissan, Whole Foods, Mercy Ministries, Lifeway and has been featured as a keynote speaker at conferences all over the country, including South by Southwest (SXSW), PaleoFX and the Autism Education Summit. He discusses how using food as natural remedies for ailments and conditions, and he will show the scientific evidence behind why eating foods like coconut, bone broth, wild-caught fish, fermented vegetables and leafy greens are essential to a healing diet.
He is co-founder of the BurstFIT interval training program along with his wife Dr. Chelsea Axe. Dr. Axe videos like BurstFIT and BurstFIT Fire have received rave reviews for being one of the most effective exercise programs ever created to support the body in getting toned, fit and burning fat with the Tabata method. Dr. Josh Axe and Dr. Chelsea Axe also appear on YouTube as well as Facebook to discuss and demonstrate smart nutrition, fitness and more.
In 2015 and 2016 his company, Axe Wellness ranked #1 in the state of Tennessee, #3 in the health industry and #35 nationwide on the Inc. 500 list for fastest-growing companies. In their Nashville office, they have kombucha on tap, vegetable juice and Paleo donuts for breakfast, daily exercise times to do planks and push-ups, and more!
Dr. Josh Axe and Jordan Rubin are the founders of Ancient Nutrition, where the mission is to restore health, strength and vitality by providing history’s healthiest whole food nutrients to the modern world. We are transforming the health of millions of consumers, through our pioneering lines of Bone Broth Protein™, Multi Collagen Protein, Essential Oils, Probiotics, Keto products, educational materials and more.
Dr. Josh Axe and his wife Dr. Chelsea live in Nashville, TN, where they enjoy making healthy gourmet meals like homemade gluten-free pizza, paddle boarding, doing ginger shots, Burst training and going hiking with their dogs Oakley and Flash.
Recent Bylined Articles by Dr. Josh Axe
U.S. News: How to Minimize Carbs the Healthy Way
Vitamin Shoppe: Why I Never Miss a Day of Taking These 4 Supplements
Dr. Axe as Featured Source
HuffPo: These 5 Foods Will Help Give You Gorgeous Hair
Bustle: 9 Weird Signs You Should Avoid Grains
MedChatMonday: Dr. Axe and the Keto Diet Meal Plan: Healthy Fats for Keto
Popsugar: The Biggest Misconception about Keto, Debunked by a Doctor
Elite Daily: 9 Healthy Gut Foods That Will Help You Steer Clear of Anxiety This Semester
Prevention: 9 Surprising Things That Can Increase Your Sex Drive
Men’s Health: Can Maca Powder Boost Your Energy and Sex Drive?
Well + Good: Foods to Pair with Your Collagen to Make It More Effective
Brit + Co: What You Need to Know About the Celebrity-Favorite Keto Diet
PureWow: Thinking of Going Keto? Don’t Start Without Reading These Tips
Greatist: 9 Keto Recipes That Give You a Good Dose of Healthy Fats
SHAPE: The Keto Meal Plan for Beginners
SheKnows: Turmeric vs. Curcumin: Which Has the Most Health Benefits?
Romper: What Is The Stuff at the Bottom of Apple Cider Vinegar?
OZY: Got a Cough? Try Bosnia’s Witchy Brew
Reader’s Digest: What You Should Know About the Alkaline Diet Before You Try It
Recent TV Appearances by Dr. Axe
700 Club: “Succeeding on the Keto Diet”
Dr. Oz: “The Side Effects of Dirty Keto”
Thrive Market: “What Is Collagen?”
Dr. Oz: “Surprising Metabolism Death Foods”
Dr. Oz: “Is Your Gut Responsible for Weight Gain?”
Dr. Oz: “Is the Ketogenic Diet Right for You?“