Nutrition

The Best Aphrodisiac Foods + Dangers of Aphrodisiac Drugs

Most couples, at some point in their relationships, will deal with issues in the bedroom. Sure, low libidos and impotence can put a strain on sex and your relationship. But every day matters, like whether or not your spouse unloaded the dishwasher or worrying about that presentation you have, can kill the mood, too. When that happens, you might need … Read More

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Oolong Tea Benefits the Brain, Heart, Skin & More

You might have heard of the benefits of tea before, but did you know that the tea that makes up only 2 percent of the world’s tea intake can help prevent cancer and heart disease? That’s right. Oolong tea is partially oxidized to meet somewhere in the middle of a green tea and black tea, and it’s a treat for sure. It … 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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Gluten-free grains - Dr. Axe

Gluten-Free Grains Your Digestive System Will Love

Gluten-free has become so popular on shelves today that practically every company out there touts a gluten-free product in one shape or form. While gluten-free does not mean healthy, often buzzwords like this are used to really push products, and that brings us to why it’s so important to really know if those “gluten-free grains” you’re buying are actually sans gluten … Read More

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Zoodles - Dr. Axe

Zoodles: Top 5 Benefits of Zucchini Noodles + Zoodle Recipe Ideas

Own a spiralizer and unsure of what to do with it? Notice all of the recent cook books and Instragram pictures featuring use of low-calorie vegetable “noodles” and ready to give them a try yourself? Well then, welcome to the world of zoodles! “Zoodles” is a nickname for zucchini noodles, or spaghetti-like strands made from spiralized, raw zucchini and other squash. … Read More

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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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