Weight Loss

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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The 50 Best Low-Carb Foods, Plus Recipe Ideas & Tips

While low-carb diets have been shown to have many benefits, especially for those who can afford to kick a sugar habit or lose weight in order to improve their health, many are hesitant to try this way of eating out of fear of giving up many delicious foods. Rest assured that when following a healthy low carb diet, it’s still … Read More

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Atkins Diet: How It Works, Health Benefits, Plus Precautions

The Atkins diet — a popular low- or modified-carb diet that’s high in fats and proteins but low in things like sugar, fruit, grains and many processed foods — has been around for more than 40 years. Various books written about the Atkins diet are some of the best-selling in the diet category, with more than 45 million sold worldwide. The … Read More

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What Is Butyric Acid? 6 Butyric Acid Benefits You Need to Know About

You may not have realized it, but chances are you’ve consumed something called butyric acid before, and believe it or not, your body produces it as well. It’s true — butyric acid, also known as butanoic acid or BTA, is a saturated short-chain fatty acid found in butter, ghee, raw milk, animal fats and plant oils. It’s also formed in and therefore found in our colons … Read More

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Algae - Dr. Axe

Top 7 Algae Benefits that May Surprise You

Algae are some of the most primitive life forms found on Earth and have been consumed as food and medicine for centuries. Human consumption of the blue-green algae called spirulina actually goes back to the Aztec civilization of the 14th century, and this type, including spirulina and chlorella, is the edible variety most commonly used in supplements. In fact, algae benefits are so … Read More

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Butternut squash nutrition - Dr. Axe

Butternut Squash Nutrition Benefits Bones, Immunity, Energy & More

Sometimes, the best foods are underrated, but I hope that’s not the case when it comes to butternut squash. This creamy food hasn’t been around long, but it’s quickly become an incredibly common (rightfully so!) part of many healthy diet routines thanks to all the wonderful things butternut squash nutrition provides. Why is this such a good thing? Could it … Read More

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Balloon Weight-Loss Pills: It’s Really a Thing

What if you could take a pill that helped you eat less so that you would lose more weight? That’s a reality that might soon become mainstream. The Obalon 6-Month Balloon System was approved in September by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. And according to research presented at ObesityWeek 2016, the largest international event focused on obesity, these balloon weight-loss … Read More

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