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Eggs cholesterol dementia - Dr. Axe

Eggs & Cholesterol Don’t Increase Dementia Risk, Science Says

Unbeknownst to most, healthy fats in your diet, including long-feared cholesterol, are proving to be key players in brain and psychological health. In previous generations, people believed cholesterol clogged arteries and caused heart problems. However, today we understand that the standard Western diet, which contains a large amount of hydrogenated fats and refined carbohydrates, leads to an upset in the balance … Read More

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Does Your BMI Really Matter? Why The BMI Chart Can Be Misleading

In 1980 around 10 percent to 14 percent of adults globally older than 20 years old were considered obese. Fast-forward to today and the number of those struggling with obesity is around 30 percent. Considering the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that worldwide prevalence of obesity has more than doubled since the 1980s, reducing the number of both children and adults who … Read More

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy Lowers Asthma Risk

Today, about 24 million Americans suffer from asthma symptoms. (1) The condition brings about trouble breathing, coughing, wheezing and is brought on by certain stimuli that irritate the immune system and air passageways, bringing on an asthma attack. In fact, nearly 2 million Americans wind up in the emergency room each year because of an asthma attack. (2) But there … Read More

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BRAT diet - Dr. Axe

BRAT Diet: How to Stop Diarrhea in Its Tracks Beyond BRAT

Although the BRAT diet has been viewed as the proper treatment for diarrhea for many years, it has recently been deemed too restrictive by the American Academy of Pediatrics. BRAT diet foods are in fact easy on the digestive system because they’re bland and give the stomach a chance to rest. However, these foods alone lack vital nutrients that the … Read More

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Is Liver Good for You? 3 Benefits of Eating Liver

[Below is my transcript of my video about why liver is one of the most nutritious foods to get into your diet.] Today, I’m going to talk to you about one of nature’s number one superfoods: liver, including beef liver, chicken liver and duck liver. Liver is actually very high in nutrients, and this usually surprises some people. When we typically think of … Read More

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Natural Appetite Suppressants that Work Without the Risks of Weight Loss Pills

No doubt about it, overeating — and its connection to more and more people becoming overweight or obese — is one of the most complex and challenging issues in health care today. There are many reasons why you might feel like you’re always hungry, including nutrient deficiencies, a lack of fiber or healthy fats in your diet, fatigue, or high … Read More

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19 Healthy, New Ingredients to Cook With

With the new year comes a host of health-related resolutions: exercise more frequently, perhaps cut out unhealthy ingredients like artificial sweeteners or maybe even reduce screen time and nomophobia. There’s one resolution, however, that’s often overlooked, can have a direct impact on your health and is easy to do: cook more at home! In fact, preparing your own food is … Read More

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Serrano pepper - Dr. Axe

Serrano Pepper: The Heart-Healthy, Immune-Boosting Hot Pepper

Hot peppers have been used for cooking and medical purposes for ages, and the serrano pepper is one of them. Not only does it share the characteristics of the desired spiciness in many popular dishes, similar to cayenne pepper, but the serrano pepper can actually generate relief for sore muscles, arthritic patients, those who have heart problems, boost the immune system and, … Read More

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Surprise! Scientists Discover New Organ in the Human Body

Most of us have misplaced our keys or found an item we thought we’d lost forever buried in our closets. But this month, researchers published a new organ study, highlighting something most of us didn’t know we ever had — a new body part. Though doctors have long known about the mesentery, a membrane that connects the intestine to the … Read More

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Pomegranate Juice: The Healthiest Juice on the Planet?

Do you know what beverage comes from fruit seeds and in just small amounts has been shown to make incredibly positive impacts on human health? I’m talking about pomegranate juice, that naturally sweet, ruby red liquid that comes from pomegranate seeds and is loaded with impressive pomegranate health benefits just like its source. Pomegranates have been shown to prevent and naturally treat … Read More

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