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.

The Gallbladder Diet and Natural Treatment Protocol

Many adults suffer from gallbladder problems during middle or late adulthood, especially women, who develop gallstones much more than men do. (1) And cholecystectomy, surgery to remove the gallbladder, is one of the most common operations performed on adults in the United States every year. Yet it’s common for even those who have gallbladder issues to be a bit unsure … Read More

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Top 10 High Antioxidant Foods

Every single one of us has both antioxidants and free radicals present inside of our bodies at all times. Some antioxidants are made from the body itself, while we must get others from our diets by eating high antioxidant foods that double as anti-inflammatory foods. Our bodies also produce free radicals as byproducts of cellular reactions. For example, the liver … Read More

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Iron-rich foods - Dr. Axe

Top 10 Iron-Rich Foods

Are you getting enough iron-rich foods in your diet right now? Iron is a trace mineral found in every living cell in our bodies. It’s a primary component of two proteins: hemoglobin and myoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen to the body’s tissues. Myoglobin is the part of the muscle cells that hold … Read More

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Budwig Diet Protocol For Cancer

One of the most common questions I have been asked over the years is “what is the best diet for cancer?”  And while I don’t claim this to be a cancer cure I do believe there is sufficient evidence to prove that there are certain healing foods, herbs and treatments that fight and prevent cancer. One of those protocols that … Read More

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The 2000 Year Old Super Liquid That You Should Be Consuming Every Day

The 2000 Year Old Super Liquid That You Should Be Consuming Every Day

There is a super liquid that can increase your energy, fight diabetes, improve your heart health, and support fat burning and weight loss. Hippocrates used to give this liquid to his patients and it is one of the main ingredients in my secret detox drink Apple Cider Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar is created by fermenting apple cider, which has a lot … Read More

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6 Metabolism Death Foods - Dr. Axe

6 Metabolism Death Foods

There is nothing worse than starting an exercise program to burn fat, making some good diet changes, but still not seeing the results you want to see. Has that ever been you? It can be really frustrating. The reason this happens is, even though you think you’re consuming a healthy diet, there is often some hidden food in your diet … Read More

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Stevia Side Effects: Good or Bad?

The stevia plant has been used for more than 1,500 years by the Guaraní people of Brazil and Paraguay, who refer to stevia as ka’a he’ê, which means “sweet herb.” These native South Americans love using this non-caloric natural sweetener in their yerba mate tea, as medicine and as a sweet treat. (1) In these South American countries, stevia has also been used specifically … Read More

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20 Unique Apple Cider Vinegar Uses and Benefits

Apple cider vinegar is one of my top two natural remedies that I use every 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. Also, I include apple cider vinegar uses for personal care reasons like conditioning my hair, whitening … Read More

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13 great probiotic foods you should be eating - Dr. Axe

13 Great Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

Are you getting enough probiotic-rich foods in your diet? Chances are you’re probably not. Probiotics are good bacteria that primarily line your gut and are responsible for nutrient absorption and supporting your immune system. Probiotics are essential for your digestive health, but did you know there are hundreds of other health benefits of consuming probiotic-rich foods that you might not … Read More

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coconut oil uses

77 Coconut Oil Uses & Cures

Coconut Oil  Coconut oil might just be the most versatile health food on the planet. Not only is it my favorite cooking oil, but coconut oil uses are numerous and can extend to being a form of natural medicine, be used for natural beauty treatments and so much more. The coconut tree is considered the “tree of life” in much … Read More

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