Anti-Aging

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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Capsaicin - Dr. Axe

Capsaicin Brings the Heat as a Disease-Fighting Powerhouse

Do you love the spicy flavor that peppers have to offer? Then you’re in luck, because capsaicin may help you prevent cancer, fight diabetes and even relieve pain. Known as the spice factor in peppers, capsaicin gives those delicious veggies their heat. With the exception of the bell pepper, capsaicin is generally synonymous with peppers. It’s also one of the features of … Read More

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Dairy-Free Diet Benefits + 6 Dairy Alternatives

Did you know that the first adverse reaction to cow’s milk was actually detailed 2,000 years ago? Hippocrates described the first adverse reaction to cow’s milk as skin and gastrointestinal symptoms after consumption. Today, cow’s milk is among the first foods introduced into an infant’s diet, and accordingly, it’s one of the first and most common causes of food allergy in … Read More

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Acorn squash nutrition - Dr. Axe

Top 7 Acorn Squash Nutrition Benefits

What looks like an acorn but tastes like a squash … and helps your body fight disease? The answer is simple: the acorn squash. Named for its acorn-like shape, the acorn squash is part of the Cucurbita family of vegetables known for its disease-fighting and immunity-boosting properties. Acorn squash nutrition, like butternut squash nutrition, is packed with an incredible number of essential nutrients … Read More

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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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Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits + Real vs. Fake Salt Lamps

What on Earth is a Himalayan salt lamp? Himalayan sea salt is believed to be composed of dried remnants of the original, primal sea dating back to planet Earth’s creation. I’ve talked before about the health benefits of Celtic sea salt and Himalayan salt, but what if I told you that there are actually lamps made from Himalayan salt? It’s true! They’re … Read More

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Top 4 Health Benefits of Marriage

Bickering about finances, debating child-rearing methods and arguing about whose turn it is to take out the garbage — sometimes the daily grind of married life can leave you feeling a little less than enthusiastic about your spouse. But even when your partner is driving you up the wall, it turns out they might actually be providing health benefits of … Read More

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Hypothalamus function - Dr. Axe

6 Natural Ways to Boost Hypothalamus Function

The hypothalamus is an essential part of the human brain and is often considered the “control center” for most hormones. Its working relationship with the pituitary gland as well as the adrenal glands affects our nervous systems as well as our endocrine systems. But what does the hypothalamus do exactly? For starters, it plays a part in our calorie intake, weight … Read More

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Lower back pain relief - Dr. Axe

6 Natural Treatments for Lower Back Pain Relief

It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of adults experience persistent symptoms of lower back pain at some point in their lives, and about 31 million Americans struggle with the condition at any given time. Given its extremely high prevalence rate — whether due to a weak psoas muscle, sciatic nerve pain or some other cause — it’s not surprising … Read More

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Algae - Dr. Axe

Top 7 Algae Benefits that May Surprise You

Algae are some of the most primitive life forms found on Earth and have been consumed as food and medicine for centuries. Human consumption of the blue-green algae called spirulina actually goes back to the Aztec civilization of the 14th century, and this type, including spirulina and chlorella, is the edible variety most commonly used in supplements. In fact, algae benefits are so … Read More

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