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Pollock fish - Dr. Axe

Pollock Fish Protects the Heart, Body & Mind

With ¾ of the daily recommended value of protein and over 100 percent of the vitamin B12 you need each day, pollock fish is an omega-3 food you should have more of in your life. You may not recognize the name, but at some point in your life, you’ve probably eaten pollock fish. Because of the population size and catching techniques, … Read More


Offal: Are Organ Meats Healthy to Eat?

Few things in the food world are more controversial than offal. Is it a superfood group or a toxic wasteland to be avoided at all costs? First, let me clarify what we’re discussing here for those of you not familiar with this word. Offal (pronounced like the word “awful”) is a term used by non-Americans for what we call “organ meat” … Read More

Cockroach milk - Dr. Axe

Cockroach Milk: The Next Superfood?

There is a new purported superfood out there, and it may surprise — or even disgust — you at first glance. I’m talking about cockroach milk, a new fad that many are calling a protein powerhouse. Cockroach milk may be the most nutritious milk yet discovered, but can you milk a cockroach? Well, some say yes. And while the thought of … Read More


How Many Carbs in a Banana & How Many Calories in a Banana Are There?

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits on the planet. They come in their own yellow package, making them easy to take with you on the go. They offer loads of nutrients and contain carbohydrates, which are some of the reasons they’re so popular among athletes, but in order to get to their carb state, they must ripen. Once they … Read More

Poblano pepper - Dr. Axe

Poblano Pepper: Fights Cancer & Boosts Fat Loss

That spicy, tingly feeling you get from eating hot peppers like the poblano pepper is more than just delicious — it can help fight cancer, aid your weight loss journey and boost your immune system. The poblano pepper is a delightfully earthy pepper, between the banana pepper and jalapeno in terms of heat. It’s the chosen ingredient in the famous … Read More

Parsnip nutrition - Dr. Axe

Parsnip Nutrition Benefits the Eyes, Heart & Stomach

What is a parsnip? Well, it’s not a white carrot even though it looks a lot like one. Parsnips may be root vegetables in the carrot family, but they’re separate species. They have a nuttier taste and typically a larger size than carrots, and parsnip nutrition does differ from carrot nutrition. What about a wild parsnip? Wild parsnip is actually called a poison parsnip. It may … Read More


Jalapenos: The Jalapeno Pepper Helps Prevent Colds, Headaches & Chronic Disease

Delicious in cornbread, mango salsa, stuffed with cream cheese or often enjoyed as poppers at the local pub, most everyone knows the jalapeno pepper can be one serious pepper. Even though jalapenos are usually fairly small in size coming in around two to four inches in length, they carry a rather powerful taste of fire — and it’s that powerful taste that … Read More

Gluten-free grains - Dr. Axe

Gluten-Free Grains Your Digestive System Will Love

Gluten-free has become so popular on shelves today that practically every company out there touts a gluten-free product in one shape or form. While gluten-free does not mean healthy, often buzzwords like this are used to really push products, and that brings us to why it’s so important to really know if those “gluten-free grains” you’re buying are actually sans gluten … Read More

Zoodles - Dr. Axe

Zoodles: Top 5 Benefits of Zucchini Noodles + Zoodle Recipe Ideas

Own a spiralizer and unsure of what to do with it? Notice all of the recent cook books and Instragram pictures featuring use of low-calorie vegetable “noodles” and ready to give them a try yourself? Well then, welcome to the world of zoodles! “Zoodles” is a nickname for zucchini noodles, or spaghetti-like strands made from spiralized, raw zucchini and other squash. … Read More