Weight Loss

Capsaicin - Dr. Axe

Capsaicin Brings the Heat as a Disease-Fighting Powerhouse

Do you love the spicy flavor that peppers have to offer? Then you’re in luck, because capsaicin may help you prevent cancer, fight diabetes and even relieve pain. Known as the spice factor in peppers, capsaicin gives those delicious veggies their heat. With the exception of the bell pepper, capsaicin is generally synonymous with peppers. It’s also one of the features of … Read More

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Time-Delayed Eating: Studies Show It Can Help You Lose Pounds

Are you someone who loves to plan what you’re doing days or hours in advance? While friends and family might teasingly poke fun at this habit, when it comes to eating healthily, it turns out you might have an advantage. A series of experiments led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has revealed that when there’s a large gap of … 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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15 Rules for How to Eat Out Healthy

When you’ve committed to revamping your health and lifestyle, one of the most important things is overhauling the way you eat. And when you’re in the kitchen, it’s a lot easier to stick to your healthy diet principles, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy on a budget. But most of us don’t eat every single meal at home. Dining … Read More

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BMI chart - Dr. Axe

Does Your BMI Really Matter? Why The BMI Chart Can Be Misleading

In 1980 around 10 percent to 14 percent of adults globally older than 20 years old were considered obese. Fast-forward to today and the number of those struggling with obesity is around 30 percent. Considering the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that worldwide prevalence of obesity has more than doubled since the 1980s, reducing the number of both children and adults who … Read More

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Natural Appetite Suppressants that Work Without the Risks of Weight Loss Pills

No doubt about it, overeating — and its connection to more and more people becoming overweight or obese — is one of the most complex and challenging issues in health care today. There are many reasons why you might feel like you’re always hungry, including nutrient deficiencies, a lack of fiber or healthy fats in your diet, fatigue, or high … Read More

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Standing study - Dr. Axe

Standing Study Uncovers the Simple Trick for Faster Weight Loss

Everyone knows you’re supposed to stand up more throughout the course of the day, but a new standing study provides some surprising findings. First, let’s talk about the extreme risks of a sedentary lifestyle. In the past few years, we’ve learned a lot about the health effects of too much sitting. And get this — a sedentary lifestyle can be just as damaging … Read More

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Fat burners - Dr. Axe

6 Natural & Safe Fat Burners, Plus Risks of Weight Loss Supplements

Looking to lose weight fast in a healthy way? It’s tempting to turn to quick fixes like taking weight loss pills marketed as natural “fat burners.” In fact, surveys show that approximately 15 percent of U.S. adults have now used weight-loss dietary supplements at some point in their lives, with more women (around 20 percent) reporting use compared to men. (1) … Read More

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Bell peppers

Bell Pepper Nutrition Helps You Lose Weight & Fight Serious Disease

The bell pepper is, yes, sweet and versatile, but did you know that it also helps you fight everything from the common cold to cancer? This delicious food is familiar to many of us for its sweet taste and ability to be stuffed chock-full of yummy stuff before being eaten. But the benefits go far beyond taste — bell peppers … Read More

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