Superfoods

Triphala

Triphala: an Ayurvedic Herbal Formulation that Fights Cancer & Constipation

Used for well over 2,000 years, triphala is a staple of Ayurvedic medicine. In India, it’s considered the greatest and most versatile of all herbal formulations. What is triphala or triphala churna? It’s a traditional herbal formulation made from the dried powder of three different fruits. The name comes from combining the Sanskrit words “tri” meaning three, “phala” meaning fruit and “churcha,” … Read More

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Noni juice - Dr. Axe

Noni Juice: The Superfruit Beverage that Boosts Immunity & Fights Parasites

There is a high-antioxidant superfruit that you absolutely must know about. I’m talking about noni, a fruit that’s earned its name as a superfruit due to the phenomenal antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties noni and, more specifically, noni juice contain. Noni juice is so amazing it’s even been labeled a wonder food. (1) So what is noni, and what makes it so great? Noni … Read More

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Food is medicine - Dr. Axe

Food Is Medicine: The Diet of Medicinal Foods, Science & History

Hippocrates was to thank for the famous quote, “Let medicine be thy food and let food be thy medicine” — which we translated to “food is medicine” and use as our motto. Still to this day medical doctors and historians consider Hippocrates to be the founder of medicine as a “rational science.” Considered to be one of the most influential figures in the history … Read More

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Camu Camu

Camu Camu: A New Superfood with More Vitamin C than Any Other Food

Camu camu is a shrub found in the swamp or flooded areas of the Amazon rainforest and could be the next superfood to hit the North American markets soon. The shrub bears large berries that can look like cherries. These berries turn out to be one of the top vitamin C foods, for they have more of this vitamin in them … Read More

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Juicing recipes - Dr. Axe

22 Delicious, Nutritious Juicing Recipes You’re Sure to Love

Are you a fan of juices? I’m not talking about those sugary, sweet supermarket kinds, but the homemade varieties. These drinks provide you with massive antioxidant, fruit and veggie boosts with minimal effort — plus juicing and cleansing your body go hand in hand. That’s why you want to try out the juicing recipes that are just right for you. You can … Read More

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Moringa benefits - Dr. Axe

Moringa Benefits Hormonal Balance, Digestion, Mood & More

Never heard of moringa before? Although this plant was initially discovered for its beneficial properties thousands of years ago, only recently  has moringa(sometimes called the Ben oil tree) become known as one of the most impressive herbal supplements to hit the holistic health market. In fact, in 2008 the National Institute of Health called moringa (moringa oleifera) the “plant of the … Read More

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Chlorophyll benefits - Dr. Axe

Chlorophyll Benefits: The Plant Pigment that Heals + Detoxes Better than All Others

You’ve undoubtedly heard of chlorophyll, and you probably know that plants couldn’t without it. But what is chlorophyll exactly, and are there chlorophyll benefits for humans? As we learned back in science class, chlorophyll is a type of plant pigment responsible for the absorption of light in the process of photosynthesis, which creates energy. So why is it important for humans beyond … Read More

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Acai

Acai Berry: 6 Proven Scientific Benefits, Including Clear Skin + Weight Loss

Anti-inflammatory, high-antioxidant foods keep you healthy and, if sick, can bring you back to good health. Berries certainly fit the bill, and the trendy berry of the moment with major anti-aging benefits is the acai berry. You’ve probably noticed health food stores now pumping out more “acai bowls” than ever. Berries of all kinds are full of valuable anti-inflammatory nutrients: anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, protocatechuic … Read More

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Yerba Mate

Yerba Mate: Healthier than Green Tea & a Cancer Killer?

For years, we’ve all heard about the wonderful health benefits of green tea, whether it’s matcha green tea or other forms. But could yerba mate be even healthier than green tea? While the two teas share many common benefits, there is good reason why yerba mate is the national drink of Argentina. It’s a nutritious source of energy, mental alertness and good … Read More

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Cacao nibs - Dr. Axe

Cacao Nibs: Superfood that Boosts Energy and Burns Fat

There’s no better time of year to cozy up to the fireplace with a nice cup of hot chocolate. And thanks largely to this wintertime favorite, we’re all familiar with cocoa and other forms of healthy chocolate. But are you familiar with cacao nibs? Cacao, or Theobroma cacao, is the source of original, natural chocolate. It comes from the seeds of … Read More

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