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Broccoli seed oil - Dr. Axe

Broccoli Seed Oil: The Next ‘It’ Oil for Anti-Aging?

Could broccoli seed oil be the next “it”oil? Quite possibly, yes. The health benefits of broccoli nutrition are well-known — as an edible vegetable that is. Broccoli consumption has been shown to help prevent cancer, benefit heart health, improve digestion and so much more. (1) But the broccoli benefits don’t stop there! Now the oil made from broccoli sprouts is gaining traction … Read More

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Are bath bombs safe - Dr. Axe

Are Bath Bombs Safe? The Ingredients Are Terrifying

There’s no denying a bath fizzy can take your relaxation to a whole new level, but are bath bombs safe? These “bombs” contain complex colorings and fragrances that fizz and dissolve to create (an often glittery) psychedelic-like rainbow in your bathwater. Many bath bombs even contain nourishing natural oils to moisturize your skin. But while bath time has the ability to serve as an … Read More

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Bean sprouts - Dr. Axe

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bean Sprouts (#2 Is a Sight to Behold)

Bean sprouts are exactly what they sound like — literally sprouts that come from beans — and while sprouting can be done using just about any bean, the most common bean sprouts usually come from mung beans and soybeans. They’re filled with fiber and virtually fat-free, especially the mung bean version, which is why they’re a filling, healthy option. Bean sprouts are … Read More

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Is Sushi Healthy? 6 Reasons Why It’s Not (Plus Better Options)

Once considered a “fancy” food available to only a certain demographic, sushi today is ubiquitous in America — from high-end restaurants to stands at the local mall, you can find sushi everywhere. Most people also consider it a health food: you’ll often see people choosing sushi when they want a “lighter” meal, a healthy work lunch or are watching their … Read More

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Sore throat remedies

13 Natural Sore Throat Remedies for Fast Relief

A sore throat can come on at any time and its caused by a number of reasons. Some sore throats can be due to a bacterial infection, or strep throat, and some are viral infections. Either way, sore throats are very contagious and it’s important to address the issue as soon as symptoms develop. Thankfully, there are natural sore throat … Read More

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Bee propolis - Dr. Axe

Bee Propolis Benefits Immunity in the Fight Against Cancer, Candida & Parasites

You’re probably familiar with honey and might even be a fan of bee pollen or royal jelly already, but do you know the other bee-derived ingredient that’s known to have incredible health properties? I’m talking about bee propolis, also called “bee glue.” What is propolis? It’s a natural mixture produced by honey bees from a few things, including substances they collect from plants and trees. This truly therapeutic … Read More

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GERD symptoms

GERD Symptoms & Causes + 5 Natural Treatments

Between 20-44 percent of the total population of those living in Western, industrialized nations suffers from GERD. Many experts believe that the alarmingly high prevalence of GERD is a direct result of eating a modern, highly-processed diet. Up to 40 percent of Americans experience GERD-related symptoms at least monthly. Around 10-20 percent experience GERD symptoms almost daily. Worse still, up … Read More

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Music

Music Therapy: Benefits and Uses for Anxiety, Depression + More

It’s believed that music has been used since practically the beginning of time to help humans deal with difficult feelings and better connect to one another. Because of its strong and immediate influence over our emotions, coupled with its ability to naturally increase neurochemicals — including “feel good” endorphins — music is now being added to many rehabilitation programs across the … Read More

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Keratin treatment - Dr. Axe

Keratin Treatment Dangers + 6 Natural Hair Treatment Alternatives

Have you tried Brazilian hair straightening, also known as Brazilian keratin treatment? Many people see the keratin treatment before and after pictures and read the keratin treatment reviews and think it must be the best keratin treatment available. The results are just so impressive, particularly for people with especially unmanageable hair. I’m not trying to deny that this treatment often works for a … Read More

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia Causes and Symptoms + 6 Natural Treatments

Swallowing is a very complex process. Some people lose their ability to swallow. Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is fairly common among aging adults. It can lead to malnutrition, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia and even death. In the United States, dysphagia affects 300,000 to 600,000 people yearly. Age-related changes in swallowing physiology, as well as age-related diseases, are factors that can lead to the development … Read More

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