Health Concerns

Plant-based protein

11 Best Plant-Based Protein Foods that Fight Disease & Boost Weight Loss

For a number of reasons, plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in developing countries. Whether for ethical or health-conscious reasons, people are increasingly hungry for high-quality plant-based protein foods. (1) Quality protein foods are essential for a healthy and balanced diet, and it’s a common misunderstanding that people following plant-based diets are unable to consume “enough” protein. (2) In fact, … Read More

Sickle cell anemia - Dr. Axe

Sick Cell Anemia + 5 Natural Treatments to Manage Symptoms

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that sickle cell diseases (SCD), especially sickle cell anemia, affects around 100,000 Americans. Sickle cell anemia is a type of inherited sickle-cell disease. It affects red blood cells and the protein called hemoglobin. Because it’s an inherited disorder, sickle cell anemia is different than other types of anemia, as it runs in families and … Read More


Plyometric Exercises: What You Need to Get Fitter & Agile

Let’s take a moment to reminisce. Think back to the time when you were eight years old and playing outside with your friends. Maybe you’re thinking of the time you and your friends spent hours jumping rope or playing leap frog. Maybe you’re recalling the time when you spent a whole day at the pool performing a perfect 10 dive … Read More


Hepatitis B Causes & Symptoms + 6 Natural Treatments

It is estimated that over 300 million people are living with hepatitis B. In 2015, it resulted in 887,000 deaths worldwide. Although many people with hepatitis B don’t experience any symptoms, it’s a chronic infection that can lead to severe liver conditions like cirrhosis and liver cancer. The scary part is that it is 50–100 times more infectious than HIV. It’s also more infectious than hepatitis … Read More


Chemicals in Mac and Cheese: What You Need to Know

America’s No. 1 favorite comfort food is testing positive for some disturbing ingredients, and you won’t find them on the label. New testing confirms that chemicals in mac and cheese include a variety of phthalates, chemicals that disrupt the body’s normal hormonal function. Some are even linked to certain cancers. But is it time to panic and ditch boxed mac and … Read More

Alternate day fasting

Does Alternate Day Fasting Work for Weight Loss?

By now, you’ve likely heard of the benefits of fasting — how it’s a great method of kickstarting weight loss, helps normalize insulin sensitivity and lowers levels of bad cholesterol in the body. While there are many types of fasting, alternate day fasting in particular has become popular in the rage for losing weight fast. But researchers are weighing in, … Read More

Peripheral edema - Dr. Axe

Peripheral Edema: 7 Natural Treatments to Reduce Swelling

Did you know that 55 to 60 percent of your body weight is water? Water flows throughout your body from one area to another. It is present inside and outside of your cells and it keeps your tissues moist. Your bones, joints, spinal cord and brain need water, too. (1) But sometimes too much water can build up in your … Read More

Toxic shock syndrome symptoms - Dr. Axe

Toxic Shock Syndrome Symptoms + 5 Natural Ways to Prevent TSS

According to the Mayo Clinic, approximately half of all cases of toxic shock syndrome caused by staph bacteria occur in women of menstruating age. Toxic shock syndrome or TSS is often thought to be a health problem that only affects women, menstruating women to be exact, like the 20 year old woman who accidentally left a tampon in for over a week … Read More


What’s the Best, Healthiest Butter Substitute?

Have you ever given thought to exactly what butter is? Is butter dairy? Let’s do a little butter 101. Real, grass-fed butter is a dairy product made from cow’s milk also known as milk fat. It’s composed of about 80 percent fat, which is the part that has been separated from the carbohydrates and protein of the milk, and yes, … Read More

Fitness influencers

Top 50 Fitness Influencers Who Inspire Us to Get Fit!

Maybe you’ve hit a rut in your workout routine or need some #fitspo to try something new. Whatever the case, these 50 fitness influencers fit the bill are a mix of personal trainers, fitness instructors, workout gurus and professional athletes can inspire you to step up your workouts, lose weight fast and give you some creative new exercise and diet … Read More