Weight Loss

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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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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Peppercorns - Dr. Axe

Peppercorns: Can They Help Prevent Cancer and Diabetes?

Though salt is the most widely used spice, peppercorn is the most widely traded spice in the world. And while it’s known as the king of spices, it’s actually a fruit. Yes, a fruit. From the Piperaceae family, the black pepper vine produces peppercorns, which are the fruit of the pepper plant that have been dried for use. There are three types of … Read More

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Belly fat

How to Lose Belly Fat: 11 Steps + Why It’s Important

There’s loads of advice out there regarding how to lose weight quickly, and often with the least possible effort involved. And while your primary reason for wanting to learn how to lose belly fat may be due to vanity, there are also loads of convincing health reasons for wanting to trim down your waistline as well. For example, dangerous visceral … Read More

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Kidney beans nutrition - Dr. Axe

Kidney Beans Nutrition Helps Fight Diabetes, Heart Disease & Even Some Cancers

Name for their close visual resemblance in color and shape to kidneys, kidney beans are widely consumed and produced across the globe, and like cannellini beans or adzuki beans, they’re a common addition to chili and other delicious meals.  Low in fat and rich in complex carbohydrates, minerals, proteins and vitamins, kidney beans nutrition has been linked to reduced risk … Read More

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How to Make Dill Pickles + 5 Benefits of Dill Pickles

Pickles are great, as long as you don’t find yourself in one! All jokes aside, just what are pickles? They’re usually made from cucumbers and a brine of water, vinegar, salt, and dill weed or dill oil. They’re commonly found as kosher dill and hamburger dill, though sweet dill is a common southern treat. However, I’m focusing on how to make dill … 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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Oat Flour: The Gluten-Free Flour that Promotes a Healthy Heart

If you’ve been looking for a gluten-free flour to use in your recipes, I want to let you know that oat flour is one of the best gluten-free flours. But wait, is oat flour gluten-free? According to the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, yes — oats are technically gluten-free since they aren’t a type of wheat, barley or rye grain, which are the … Read More

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Pecan nutrition - Dr. Axe

Pecan Nutrition Benefits the Hearth, Brain, Bones & More

The savory taste of the pecan is worth a lot more than a delicious pie from grandma — this nut may help you stay healthy for a long time thanks to the wonders of pecan nutrition. Pecan trees grow fiercely large and provide many of these scrumptious treats that have been shown to aid in weight loss, protect the body … Read More

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Udon noodles - Dr. Axe

Udon Noodles Benefit Digestion, Immunity, Stress Management & More

Often described as a food that’s fun to eat, the chewy texture and mild flavor of udon noodles make them almost impossible not to like. (And don’t worry — if you can’t have wheat noodles, there are also brown rice udon noodle varieties for those of you with gluten sensitivities.) You’ll often find them swimming in a delicious broth of udon soup. … Read More

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