Nutrition

Dumping Syndrome - Dr. Axe

Dumping Syndrome Causes & Symptoms + 9 Natural Treatments

Dumping syndrome is the most common condition to follow bariatric surgery. Its prevalence reaches up to 50 percent in people who have had partial gastrectomy. But research suggests that weight loss is not dependent on the presence of dumping symptoms; in fact, dumping syndrome can lead to weight gain for some people. It also can substantially reduce your quality of life, resulting in … 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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Lingonberry: The Antioxidant Superberry that Combats Inflammation & More

If you’re looking for a superberry, the lingonberry takes the podium since it’s jam-packed with antioxidants and body-enhancing phytonutrients. This small but powerful berry contains numerous medicinal and nutritional benefits. Commonly consumed whole or as lingonberry juice, the quercetin and proanthocyanidin, also found in the cranberry, give it such a positive punch for the body. Similar to the bearberry, lingonberries contain … Read More

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Is Lamb Healthy? 5 Reasons to Add Lamb Meat to Your Diet

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans consume around 0.7 pounds of lamb meat each year. (1) In other countries around the world, such as Greece, lamb is eaten much more regularly than in the United Sates. Maybe you have never given lamb a try or maybe you already love it, but either way, you may be wondering if lamb is … Read More

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How Do We Lower the Mortality Rate? Eat Better — A Lot Better

Most of us know how important eating right is for our health. More fruits, vegetables, blah blah blah — after awhile, all the food recommendations can start to feel like background noise. But now, a mind-blowing study has discovered that nearly half of all U.S. deaths in 2012 were caused by cardiometabolic diseases associated with suboptimal eating habits. In other words: there … Read More

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Coconut Butter: The Better, Healthier Butter?

You surely know that I’m a big lover of coconut oil because of its many healing properties, so it should come as no surprise that I also use coconut butter from time to time. Because every bit of the coconut is used in some way, such as in the making of coconut water, coconut milk, coconut nectar/coconut sugar, and even coconut … Read More

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Is popcorn healthy? - Dr. Axe

Is Popcorn Healthy? Popcorn Nutrition Benefits + 5 Poisonous Pitfalls

Some foods out there are just a mystery to most people, with popcorn making one of the top slots on that list. Various sources tout popcorn as a low-calorie, healthy snack, while others refer to it like it’s simply poisonous. So is popcorn healthy? The answer, like most things, is not as straightforward as a simple label. The type of … 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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How to stop diarrhea fast- Dr. Axe

How to Stop Diarrhea Fast

Diarrhea is a common type of gastrointestinal upset or infection. It causes frequent and excessive discharging of the bowels in the form of abnormally watery stools and stomach pains. If you or one of your children has recently developed diarrhea, the first question you’re likely asking is “Can you tell me how to stop diarrhea fast?” If you’re experiencing any of … Read More

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L methionine - Dr. Axe

What Is L Methionine? L Methionine Benefits & Top Food Sources

You know all about protein foods, but did you know there’s something in most of them that can fight disease, build bones and support the liver? First discovered by American bacteriologist John Howard Mueller in 1921, L methionine, or methionine, is an essential amino acid found in the body used to make proteins and peptides. It’s found in meat, fish and dairy products, … Read More

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