Diet, Eating Plans & Lists

Acai berry cleanse - Dr. Axe

Is an Acai Berry Cleanse Good for You? Separating Fact from Fiction

Are you concerned about the buildup of toxins in your system from the chemicals you’re exposed to on a regular basis? Then you may have heard of the potential benefits of doing an acai berry cleanse. Detoxes and cleanses are tricky subjects, so make sure you are very informed before beginning this kind of regimen, including a consult with your … Read More

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Low glycemic diet - Dr. Axe

Low Glycemic Diet: Benefits, Foods & Sample Plan

Has your doctor recently recommended a low glycemic diet to help treat a condition you’re dealing with, such as high cholesterol or diabetes? Or maybe you’re hoping to reduce your intake of sugar, processed grains and other “high glycemic foods” in order to reach a healthier weight? No matter what your reason is for wanting to eat a better diet … Read More

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What does kosher mean? - Dr. Axe

What Does Kosher Mean? Kosher Food & Kosher Diet Guidelines

If you’re like many Americans today, you’ve wondered about kosher foods. What does kosher mean? You see the labels on packaged foods around the grocery store, but maybe you aren’t exactly sure what a kosher certification entails. Kosher food is meant to be pure and safe for consumption. As it becomes more difficult to distinguish clean versus tampered foods these … Read More

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Ketosis

What Is Ketosis? Hint: It Can Help You Burn Fat & Suppress Your Appetite

We’ve longed been told that calorie restriction, increasing exercise and reducing dietary fat intake are the keys to weight loss. But, if you’ve ever attempted to control your weight by subsisting on fewer calories — especially from mostly bland “diet foods”— you’re already probably aware that this typically produces minimal results and is extremely hard to stick with long-term or … Read More

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Keto Diet Food List, Including the Best vs. Worst Keto Foods

Unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success, the ketogenic diet has been practiced for more than nine decades (since the 1920s) and is based upon a solid understanding of physiology and nutrition science. The keto diet works for such a high percentage of people because it targets several key, underlying causes of weight gain … Read More

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Fad diets - Dr. Axe

Dangers of Fad Diets

The vast majority of adults have been “on a diet” at some point in their lives, usually with the hopes of losing extra weight. One look into the plethora of diet advice and dietary plans available today, and it’s easy to feel instantly overwhelmed by information, much of which is contradictory. From diet pills to juice detox diets, today fad … Read More

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Paleo snacks - Dr. Axe

23 Paleo Snacks: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free + Delicious!

Following a Paleo diet can have really terrific benefits for some people. Abstaining from inflammatory grains, eating more protein and enjoying a variety of fruits and veggies can help you lose weight and feel good. But snacking while being Paleo can be confusing at first. When you go down the Paleo snacks road, gone are the go-to crackers and dip, popcorn … Read More

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Vegan diet - Dr. Axe

What Is a Vegan Diet? Vegan Facts, Benefits & Precautions

Vegans choose to avoid eating all animal products for a combination of reasons, which typically include better health, easier weight loss or maintenance, protection against chronic diseases, and even a positive effect on the world around them. Those are just some of the benefits of a vegan diet. In contrast, each year, the average American consumes more than 200 pounds of … Read More

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Wheat belly diet - Dr. Axe

Wheat Belly Diet Plan, Benefits & Recipes Ideas

According to research conducted by the the United States Department of Agriculture, people in the U.S. consume about 500 more calories today than they did 40 years ago — and a whopping 92 percent of the increased per capita caloric intake is attributable to processed grains, oils and other fats dominating most Americans’ diets. Surveys show that today adults in the … Read More

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iPhone and eating

Time-Delayed Eating: Studies Show It Can Help You Lose Pounds

Are you someone who loves to plan what you’re doing days or hours in advance? While friends and family might teasingly poke fun at this habit, when it comes to eating healthily, it turns out you might have an advantage. A series of experiments led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has revealed that when there’s a large gap of … Read More

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