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Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is a doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people get well using food as medicine and operates one of the world's largest natural health websites: www.DrAxe.com. He is the author of the groundbreaking health book Eat Dirt, which uncovers the hidden causes and cures of leaky gut syndrome. Dr. Axe is an expert in digestive health, functional medicine, natural remedies and dietary strategies for healing. He has been featured on many television shows, including the Dr. Oz Show, CBS and NBC, and has his own Eat Dirt program running on select PBS TV stations. Dr. Axe founded one of the largest functional medicine clinics in the world, in Nashville, TN, and has been a physician for many professional athletes. DrAxe.com is one of the most visited websites worldwide for healthy recipes, herbal remedies, nutrition and fitness advice, essential oils, and natural supplements.

How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally … in 28 Simple (!) Steps

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe There are tons of natural remedies out there for how to lower cholesterol levels, often promising quick results...

8 Major Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet (+ the Retracted Study...

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe The history and tradition of the Mediterranean diet come from the historic eating and social patterns of the...

This anxiety-fighting oil primes your brain to better deal with stress

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Vetiver oil has been used in traditional medicine in South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Africa for...

Top 10 Pain-Triggering Foods

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Have you ever experienced chronic pain that lasts for days, weeks, months or even years? If so,...

Top 4 Antibacterial Essential Oils

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe If you could get the support you needed to fight bacteria from a natural resource, why wouldn’t...

Lion’s Mane Mushroom: The Potential Brain-Boosting, Cancer-Fighting Powerhouse

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe What would you think about eating a mushroom that looks a little like the scruff of a...

These Zero Calorie Sweeteners Can Still Lead To Diabetes & Obesity

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe If you haven’t stopped using artificial sweeteners, please do so immediately! Artificial sweeteners, or non-nutritive sweeteners as they...

Symptoms of Electrolyte Imbalance, Plus How to Solve It

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are certain nutrients (or chemicals) present in your body that have many important...

Coconut Oil Pulling Benefits & How-to Guide

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums....

12 Turmeric Benefits that Rival Medications

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the main spice in the Indian dish curry, is argued by many to be the...

Stop Using Dryer Sheets Immediately!

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Dryer sheets are part of the laundry routine for millions of people. Most of us don’t think...

Home Cleaning Products Bombshell: Exposure Equivalent to Smoking 20 Cigarettes a...

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Like many Americans, I grew up in the age of oversanitation in a house full of home cleaning products....

Can Emotions Lower Inflammation? 5 Ways to Get Those Emotions

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Could experiencing a range of positive emotions actually improve your health and reduce disease risk? According to a...

8 Foods that Boost Productivity

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe It’s well-known that what you eat can have a big influence on several aspects of your health,...

Castor Oil Speeds Up Healing & Improves Your Immunity

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Folk healers worldwide have used castor oil to treat a wide variety of health conditions for thousands...

The Best Drink For Immunity, Digestion & More

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe There are few things as comforting, flavorful and delicious as a hot cup of ginger tea. Frequently used as...

Top 15 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe When we look at the diseases that plague our society — arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood...

High-Estrogen Foods to Avoid + ‘Environmental Estrogens’ Hiding in Your Home

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Let’s talk about the top foods to avoid that are highest in estrogen. High-estrogen foods to avoid...

Best Essential Oils for Colds, Flu & Beyond

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe With all of the viruses and ailments circulating this winter, it’s no wonder people are searching for...

L-Carnitine Benefits Endurance, Fat Burning & Brain Function

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe Let’s face it: Amino acids are crucial to pretty much every aspect of health. These compounds are...

What is Collagen? 7 Ways Collagen Can Boost Your Health

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin...

Sugar Withdrawal Symptoms + How to Reduce Sugar Cravings

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Is sugar bad for you? While natural sugars are necessary, it’s no secret that excess...

7 Benefits of Fasting + the Best Types of Fasting

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Imagine that you can kick-start your metabolism, feel more energy and enjoy an assortment of...

Daniel Fast: Benefits for Your Spiritual, Emotional & Physical Health

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe I want to introduce you to a secret healing therapy that can take your spiritual,...

5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee

This article was originally published by Erin Young, a health food writer and a tea expert. She owns two tea companies; Evergreen Matcha in the USA and Zen...

12 Flu Natural Remedies

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe People with a depressed immune system or nutrient deficiencies may be more prone to catching...

4 Steps to Achieve Proper pH Balance

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Most of us never consider the acid/alkaline balance of our blood, but a proper pH...

This Bee Byproduct Kills Parasites, Candida & Herpes (Plus, One Study...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe You’re probably familiar with honey and might even be a fan of bee pollenor royal jelly already, but do you know...

11 Easy, Natural Life Extenders

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe You may not waking up about life extenders, but I’m here to tell you that...

These 10 Things Literally Increase the Size of Your Brain

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Several breakthroughs in brain science over the last few years suggest humans actually have the...

20 Healthy Drinks You Should Add to Your Diet

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe We all know sugary and fizzy drinks can wreak havoc on our health, and they...

Cell Phone Health Impacts: How Are Devices Impacting Our Bodies?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe In just a few decades cell phones have totally taken over our lives. Many times,...

Essential Oil Safety (and Are Essential Oil Diffusers Safe?)

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Essential oils have been shown in studies to have very few negative side effects or...

Edible Food Parts You Never Knew You Could Eat

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Across America, food “scraps” are often trimmings, skins and seeds tossed in the garbage. But...

26 Low-Carb Snacks that Satisfy for Hours

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe When you’re considering going on a low-carb diet or simply reducing carbohydrates, full meals are a little...

6-Step Liver Cleanse

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Every person’s health and well-being is dependent on how their body removes and purges toxins...

7 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers...

Top 4 Essential Oils for Depression

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Depression is incredibly common. In fact, you may be near someone every day and not...

Top 10 Activated Charcoal Uses & Benefits

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Activated Charcoal Uses & Benefits Activated charcoal is a potent natural treatment used to trap toxins and...

Keto Diet Food List, Including the Best vs. Worst Keto Foods

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success,...

Dear Uber Driver, Please Stop Using Air Fresheners Immediately

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Getting from point A to point B in a healthy way is getting easier and...

Poop: What’s Normal & What’s NOT

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Is my poop normal? Most of us have asked ourselves that at one time or another....

15 Acidic Foods to Avoid + Healthier Alternatives

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe The alkaline diet has been in the limelight recently, with everyone from celebrities to health gurus touting...

Dandelion Root Benefits vs. Dandelion Greens Benefits

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Dandelions have a reputation as both a granter of wishes and a dreaded weed and...

Black Ice Cream: An Activated Charcoal Treat for Detoxification

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe You may have noticed a new food trend recently: black everything. From dark lemonades to coal-like pizza...

Dangers of Bleach + NEVER Mix Bleach with These 3 Cleaning...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Some of the most common items in your house might not be as safe as...

Avocado Seed: Unsafe to Eat or the New Super-Seed?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe The avocado has been all the rage lately with every type of avocado toast you...

Talcum Powder Risks: 5 Reasons to Never Put Baby Powder on...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Talcum powder. It seems innocent enough, but did you know scientists have been warning us...

Top Causes of Death Worldwide (and How to Avoid Them!)

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Spoiler alert: all of us will die at some point. But how we die is fascinating, because...

What Is Biohacking? 8 Ways to Biohack Yourself for Better Health

This article was originally published by Dr. Axe From earning enough miles for a trip around the world to getting free goods at the grocery...

Toenail Fungus Treatment: 3 Steps to Get Rid of It Fast!

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Fungal infections that appear on the skin are one of the most common infections in...

How to Get Rid of an Ingrown Toenail

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know the pain that it can cause....

What the Health Review: Top 3 Misses of the Vegan Documentary

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe I never like a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to nutrition. We all have unique...

Loneliness: A Worse Killer than Obesity + What to Do About...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Loneliness may be more of a hazard to our health than obesity, according to a 2017...

The Secret to Intermittent Fasting for Women

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Chances are if you are health and fitness savvy, you’ve heard of intermittent fasting and its benefits...

11 Best Plant-Based Protein Foods that Fight Disease & Boost Weight...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe For a number of reasons, plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in developing countries. Whether for ethical...

Why I DON’T Eat a Paleo Diet…But Close

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe The Paleo (Paleolithic) diet is one of the most popular diet’s in America today.  The...

Is Amazon Buying Whole Foods?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Is Amazon buying Whole Foods? In a bit of a shocker in the world of organics,...

This will de-grime your oven and leave it sparkling. Non-toxic, easy...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Keeping your oven clean is very important because the burnt, baked-on food can release carcinogens...

Galangal: The Best Cancer-Fighting Herb Around?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe What looks like ginger, acts a little bit like turmeric, but actually has been shown...

What Causes Cancer? Here Are 11 Unexpected Things

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe What causes cancer? While we definitely don’t know everything that can trigger this disease, what...

How to Grow Tomatoes (Including My Favorite Varieties!)

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Find yourself searching “how to grow tomatoes” this growing season? You aren’t alone. In fact,...

Editorial: How I Reversed an Autoimmune Disease

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Today, I live an active, “normal” life. I work, play hide and seek with my two...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Recipe

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Nutrition-rich zucchini is one of my favorite underrated veggies. Its mild flavor means you can...

Homemade Colon Cleanse with 3 Juices

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Many people suffer from chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut and other issues with...

The Best Sunscreens (and Toxic Ones to Avoid)

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe It’s no secret that the sun provides all sorts of health benefits, including helping our bodies...

7 Reasons to Get Prebiotics in Your Diet & The Best...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Most people are aware by now that foods that offer dietary fiber and probiotics have...

18 Keto Snacks: Full of Healthy Fats & Delicious

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe A keto lifestyle can seem like a dream come true. Not only do ketogenic diet benefits...

Top gluten free grains your digestive system will thank you for

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Gluten-free has become so popular on shelves today that practically every company out there touts a...

20 Unique Apple Cider Vinegar Uses and Benefits

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Organic, raw apple cider vinegar is one of my top natural health remedies that I...

Radicchio: The Vitamin K Vegetable that Supports the Heart & Bones...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Looking for a striking way to up your salad game? Then it might be time...

Bad News for Your Brain: Artificially Sweetened Drinks Increase Risk of...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Ever find yourself wondering, “Is diet soda bad for you?” It may seem like a...

Bee Sting Treatment: 7 Home Remedies

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe  As the weather warms up and people spend more time outdoors, it’s a very smart...

Can Running & Other Exercise Help You Live Longer? YES

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe By now, everyone knows there are numerous benefits of exercise, and one of those benefits...

Is Lamb Healthy? 5 Reasons to Add Lamb Meat to Your...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe (PIC) According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans consume around 0.7 pounds of lamb meat each...

23andMe: Should You Get This New Genetic Test?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you’ve ever wondered whether you might be genetically predisposed to a particular disease, you’ll...

Human Sewage Sludge in Compost? It’s Really a Thing (and BEWARE)

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you don’t want to wind up with shampoo chemicals in your garden tomatoes, this...

Is Popcorn Healthy? Popcorn Nutrition Benefits + 5 Poisonous Pitfalls

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Some foods out there are just a mystery to most people, with popcorn making one...

Rectal Bleeding Causes & 5 Natural Ways to Find Relief

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you’ve been pooping blood recently, hopefully you haven’t been ignoring it like it’s no...

Make This All-Natural Homemade CALM Body Butter Without Harmful Chemicals

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Conventional body butters can be full of synthetic fragrances and harmful chemicals. Instead, try this...

Tea Lowers Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s By Up to 86%, Scientists...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe In a breakthrough study, scientists found evidence that using tea for Alzheimer’s could drastically lower...

This Powerful Fruit Aids Weight Loss, Fights Cancer, Boosts Immunity and...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Grapefruits can be white, yellow, pink or red in color with a taste ranging from...

Dementia & Diet Matter: These Foods Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Did you know that every 66 seconds, someone in the United States will develop Alzheimer’s...

9 Serious Signs of Protein Deficiency & How to Begin Healing...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Today, I want to talk about the importance of protein. How protein benefits your overall...

5 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress & Improve Your Sleep

This article was originally published by our friends Dr. Axe What if there was a way to decrease stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost...

DIY All-Natural Foundation Makeup with Sunscreen

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Foundation makeup has many benefits, specifically helping to smooth out the tone of the skin....

Dangerous Symptoms of Electrolyte Imbalance, Plus How to Solve It

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Electrolytes are certain nutrients (or chemicals) present in your body that have many important functions...

Coconut Banana Crepes Recipe

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Coconut is one of the healthiest foods you can eat!  Coconut is a medium chain fatty acid...

Stem Cell Myths: Can This Therapy Really Prevent Surgery?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe As many of you know, I’m a big proponent of stem cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP)...

Dangerous Radon Symptoms: Is This Deadly Gas Lurking in Your Home?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Did you know that breathing radon for prolonged periods can present a significant health risk...

Brown Rice Lowers the Risk of Diabetes & Heart Disease: What...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe In moderation, brown rice can be a very nutritious gluten-free carbohydrate and healthy rice choice overall....

L-Lysine Benefits the Gut, Brain & Herpes Outbreaks

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe The same building block of protein that helps treat cold sores can also help fight...

Eating Fast Food: 9 Serious (and Unexpected) Side Effects

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you’re someone who loves eating fast food, you probably only think about how the...

Top 25 Peppermint Oil Uses and Benefits

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Pleasantly suitable for an abundance of oral and topical uses and antimicrobial properties, peppermint may...

Secret Detox Drink Recipe

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Detox Drink Recipe Ingredients If you want to cleanse, lose body fat, boost energy and help...

Is Chewing Gum Bad for You? (One Ingredient Is Linked to...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Is chewing gum bad? Before we get into that, it’s important to note that gum...

25 Keto Recipes — High in Healthy Fats + Low in...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Trying new diets can be tough: all those things to avoid, to eat more  of,...

Sinus Infection: Signs & Symptoms + 10 Natural Remedies

The article was originally published by our friends Dr. Axe About 35 million Americans suffer from a sinus infection or sinusitis every year. (1) Sinusitis...

How to Make Dill Pickles + 5 Benefits of Dill Pickles

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Pickles are great, as long as you don’t find yourself in one! All jokes aside,...

2017 Dirty Dozen List: Are You Eating the Most Pesticide-Laden Produce?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Environmental Working Group released it’s 2017 Dirty Dozen list and it serves as a solid...

Boric Acid: The Antifungal Cure-All

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe It may sound like a dangerous chemical, but boric acid (BA), derived from boron, is...

GERD Diet Plan: Best & Worst Foods + Natural Remedies

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD for short) causes daily persistent heartburn, also called acid reflux, in nearly...

This is the ultimate all purpose, natural soap

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe If you have longed for a soap that you can trust is made with pure,...

This essential oil blend drastically lowered anxiety levels in ICU patients...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Chamomile is one of the most ancient medicinal herbs known to mankind. Many different preparations...

17 Fish You Should Never Eat + Safer Seafood Options

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Fish can serve as a power food … or an absolute inflammatory, toxic nightmare for...

Are Bath Bombs Safe? The Ingredients Are Terrifying

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe There’s no denying a bath fizzy can take your relaxation to a whole new level, but...

Pho Recipe — a Gut-Friendly Vietnamese Soup

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe There’s nothing like cooler weather that makes me want to cook up a big batch...

Secret Cucumber Detox Soup Recipe

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Detoxing is a terrific way to rid your body of all those nasty things that...

Is Sugar Bad for You? Here’s How It Destroys Your Body

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Is sugar bad for you? Can it really have a head-to-toe impact on the human body?...

Hyaluronic Acid Benefits for Skin & Joints — Your Own Anti-Aging...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Many people spend countless hours using harmful beauty products to keep their skin looking vibrant...

How Endocrine Disruptors Destroy Your Body + The Dirty Dozen to...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe BPA’s toxic effects are well-publicized. From the lining of canned foods to polycarbonate hard plastics to...

13 Natural Sore Throat Remedies for Fast Relief

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe A sore throat can come on at any time and its caused by a number...

Homemade Goat Milk Soap for Acne-Free and Supple Skin

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe The fact that beauty products are wreaking havoc on our skin and bodies is finally...

Salted Paleo Sunbutter Cups Recipe

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Most of us have probably had a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup at some point and...

Top 10 Tea Tree Oil Uses and Benefits

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Tea tree, also known as melaleuca, is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability...

Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits & How To Differentiate Real vs. Fake...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe What on Earth is a Himalayan salt lamp? Himalayan sea salt is believed to be composed of...

Are These Cancer-Causing Foods in Your Diet?

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Navigating the modern-day food system often seems overwhelming. Ingredients in ultra-processed foods are blamed for everything...

Possible Cancer Causer Detected in 1/3 of Fast-Food Packaging (See Where...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Can fast-food packaging like burrito, burger and pastry wrappers, along with pizza and French fry...

Black Mold Symptoms You Need To Watch Out For & 12...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe Black mold exposure and black mold poisoning can cause a wide range of health problems....

Eating This Pepper Can Help You Live 13% Longer

This article was originally published by our friends Dr. Axe Are you someone who shies away from foods that pack a little extra heat, or...

20 One-Pot Meals — Easy, Fast & Healthy

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe One of the biggest hassles of at-home cooking is the amount of cleanup involved. Bowls...

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

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe No doubt about it, overeating — and its connection to more and more people becoming...

You need to add these 19 new super healthy ingredients to...

This article was originally published by our friend Dr. Axe With the new year comes a host of health-related resolutions: exercise more frequently, perhaps cut...

Top 5 Dangers of Maltodextrin + 5 Healthier Substitutes

Look over the food labels of many of your packaged foods and you may notice a very common ingredient called maltodextrin. This artificially produced...

Pomegranate Juice: The Healthiest Juice on the Planet?

Do you know what beverage comes from fruit seeds and in just small amounts has been shown to make incredibly positive impacts on human...

Surprise! Scientists Discover New Organ in the Human Body

Most of us have misplaced our keys or found an item we thought we’d lost forever buried in our closets. But this month, researchers...

Zucchini Tortillas Recipe

If you’re a fan of Tex-Mex but trying to eat more nutritiously, it can be a little tough to stay on track — so...

10 bad mood foods to avoid — yes, poor nutrition makes...

Some things seem specifically designed to put you in a bad mood, like parking tickets or 40-minute wait times when you call customer service....

6 food allergies treatments and natural remedies

Despite the risk of severe allergic reactions and even death, there is no current cure for food allergies. The condition can only be managed by...

Pink Himalayan Salt Benefits that Make It Superior to Table Salt

Pink Himalayan salt is often said to be the most beneficial as well as the cleanest salt available on this planet today. It has...

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...

7 convincing reasons you should include grass-fed butter in your diet

Butter has been a staple in diets around the world for centuries, but is butter bad for you? Many people, and even many medical...

Dr. Axe’s Top 20 Recipes of 2016

Can you believe it’s 2017? I say this every year, but this one went by so fast! Here at Dr. Axe, it was filled with lots...

Non-Psychoactive Component of Marijuana Fights Breast Cancer Cancer Cells (But Protects...

The use of medical marijuana continues to be an emotionally and politically charged issue. Although cannabis oil preparations have been used in medicine for millennia,...

Psilocybin mushrooms shown to alleviate both depression & anxiety in cancer...

For people with cancer, the diagnosis often is just the beginning. The side effects from a variety of treatments, the anxiety that comes along...

6 reasons you should avoid meal replacement shakes at all costs

In an ideal world, we’d all have the time to dedicate to preparing homemade healthy meals, in addition to sitting down to eat them...

The 12 best fast casual restaurants that this doctor will eat...

Maybe you underestimated how long a road trip would take, or you forgot to pack lunch before heading to work in the morning. Whatever...

Is shrimp healthy or harmful to your health?

Shrimp is the most commonly consumed seafood in the United States and the most highly traded seafood in the world, but this high demand...

Nobody knows these 13 food scraps are edible and highly nutritious!

Across America, food “scraps” are often trimmings, skins and seeds tossed in the garbage. But as I started investigating these “waste products,” I quickly...

Frozen vs. fresh vegetables: which are healthier?

At the end of every summer season, do you find yourself mourning the loss of your favorite fresh fruits and veggies? It might be...

10 chain restaurants you should never eat at

Fast food restaurants get a bad reputation and for good reason — have you seen what’s in a chicken nugget? But casual dining chain restaurants...

Are you experiencing eczema symptoms? Here are 5 natural treatments that...

Eczema symptoms, which commonly include skin dryness and itchiness, affect about 20 percent of children (roughly one in five) and up to 4 percent...

This squash fights cancer, boosts immunity, aids weight loss and even...

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...

These 7 harmful food additives trigger leaky gut

If you are dedicated and serious about healing leaky gut and autoimmune disease, I need you to know about a recent study that IDs seven...

Liver Tumors, Brain & Kidney Damage, Weird Allergy-Like Symptoms & Headaches...

The dangers of synthetic scents aren’t always evident, but we have the science to prove that everyone, regardless of age or health, needs to...

21 creative & delicious quinoa recipes you need to try

  If you are looking to spice up your meals, while adding loads of nutrition and texture, then it’s time to try quinoa and the best...

50 tasty high protein snacks to boost your metabolism naturally and...

Do you need a snack that will help improve muscle tone, keep energy levels steady and boost your metabolism? Then it’s time you introduce...

This common food additive promotes colon cancer in mice

A popular food additive used in everything from dill pickles to ice cream is now linked to colon cancer, thanks to the way it...

This natural herb detoxifies the liver, protects against cancer & slows...

Milk thistle, a natural herb that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, is commonly used to detoxify the body, especially the liver. Milk thistle (which has the...

Warning signs you need a liver detox & how to do...

Every person’s health and well-being is dependent on how their body removes and purges toxins from the body. With all the environmental pollution, toxic...

Need a pasta substitute? These 20 spaghetti squash recipes are to...

If you’ve steered clear from spaghetti squash, the funny-looking yellow winter squash, it’s time to become acquainted with the vegetable. Aptly named because of...

You probably have low potassium — start eating these 12 foods...

Potassium is an important electrolyte and the third most abundant mineral in the body. Potassium is the main compound that interacts with sodium to perform...

I bet you didn’t know this common baking ingredient is an...

When you hear “vanilla extract,” what do you think of? Your first answer is probably dessert, but what about antioxidant? Anti-inflammatory? Mental health booster? Vanilla...

27 brilliant healthy snacks you should eat for weight loss (recipes...

Pop quiz: when are you most vulnerable to making unhealthy choices — when you have delicious, good-for-you treats nearby or when you’re hungry and...

Are you constantly exhausted? Here are 10 ways to skyrocket your...

If you find yourself feeling sluggish mid-afternoon, struggling to stay alert throughout the day, struggling with adrenal fatigue, or just plain exhausted, then it’s...

8 big reasons why you actually need butter in your diet

Butter is healthier than margarine. In fact, butter is just healthy overall. As I type this, I can hear dozens of people exclaiming, “What?...

33 ways to take your pumpkin obsession to the next level...

Pumpkin isn’t just an ingredient for pies anymore. It is popping up in a variety of foods and recipes these days from cereals to...

The top causes of ADHD and 9 foods that actually make...

Difficulty concentrating, impulsiveness, excessive energy and inability to sit still are some of the most common symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The...

This “Miracle Healthy Oil” has been linked to Heart Disease AND...

It’s my hope that you’ll never use canola oil again! Why? Because of GMO’s (genetically modified organisms, see below) and the harmful side effects from...

This Is What Diet Soda Does to Your Body

Is diet soda bad for you? Specifically, does it actually help you lose weight? Long story short, no. In fact, a Purdue researcher says public...

Sick of Kale? Then Try These 25 Kale Recipes!

Because of kale’s emergence in the past several years as a superfood and must-have ingredient in cafes throughout the country, the leafy green has...

Herbal Medicine Benefits & The Top Medicinal Herbs More People Are...

Did you know that about 25 percent of the drugs prescribed worldwide are derived from plants? Of the 252 drugs in the World Health...

Erythritol: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly with This Common...

Erythritol is a sugar alcohol like xylitol that I’ve spoken about before in my article titled “The 5 Worst Artificial Sweeteners.” A lot of people think...

11 Secrets for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy can be a challenge. But eating healthy on a budget can seem next to impossible. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case,...

27 Fast and Easy Holiday Recipes

Cooking during the holidays can be challenging. When you’re juggling personal obligations, different eating habits, and maintaining your sanity, the last thing you want...

7 Reasons to Drink Kombucha Every Day

Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2,000 years ago, kombucha is a beverage with...

Ezekiel Bread: Superfood or Gluten Trap?

Ezekiel bread is a type of sprouted grain bread that is prepared using traditional methods of soaking, sprouting and baking that have been in...

Mercury Poisoning Symptoms & How to Avoid or Recover from Them

Mercury poisoning is the result of exposure to mercury, a heavy metal that’s seriously toxic to our health. Numerous studies have shown that high exposure to mercury...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Dangers & Healthy Alternatives

Have you been fooled by advertisements talking about “corn sugar”? Viewer beware — this is just a more angelic but deceptive term for high fructose corn...

5 Weird Ways to Stop an Infection (or Prevent One in...

No one likes getting sick or, even worse, contracting an infection. What with doctor’s visits with long waits, the overprescription of  antibiotics that lead to superbugs...

Do Birth Control Pills Cause Depression?

When taking birth control pills, you may be unknowingly putting your body at risk. Why? There are a number of serious side effects from birth control pills,...

Top 10 Chemicals Threatening Your Health Right Now

The United State’s new chemical safety law is giving the Environmental Protection Agency more authority to regulate dangerous chemicals. The new requirements under the Frank...

How to Lose 20 Lbs Fast with Diet and Supplements

If you’re reading this and pondering how to lose 20 pounds, I already know something about you: You want to find a fitness program...

How Yoga Changes Your Brain (It’s a Good Thing!)

Did you ever wonder how yoga changes your brain? As it turns out, that post-session happiness you feel isn’t just in your head. Using...

8 Proven Colloidal Silver Benefits, Uses & Side Effects

If you haven’t heard of colloidal silver, you will soon enough if you’re on the lookout for alternative therapies to common health issues, such as...

10 Researched Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments

If you haven’t visited a chiropractor before, you might be missing out. Millions of people around the world have experienced the incredible benefits of...

The Best Houseplants for Removing Pollution

You may find this hard to believe, but chances are your indoor air is worse than the outdoor air you breathe. According to the Environmental Protection Agency,...

Sugar Industry Paid Harvard Scientists To Lie About Fat

A sugar industry scandal is rocking the research world, serving as a strong reminder that public policy should take industry-sponsored studies with a grain...

Almond Flour: The Gluten-Free, Heart-Healthy Flour Alternative

People love almond meal because it’s a gluten-free flour, and it’s also a great choice for anyone on a low-carbohydrate diet. If you’re a following...

Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Bread Recipe

There’s something so wholesome about the idea of homemade bread. The scent of freshly baked bread, everyone crowded around the table for a slice straight...

The No. 1 Pumpkin Spiced Latte Ingredient to Avoid This Fall

With pumpkin spice frenzy in full swing, you may find yourself reading over pumpkin spice latte ingredient lists and wondering what it all means....

99 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes

Ahh, the crock-pot. For some, it’s just another kitchen tool collecting dust in a cabinet. For others, it’s a great way to make roasts...

11 Largest Nutrition Lies In The Media

Every week there seems to be a new nutrition topic covered in the media; new fads, new solutions for weight loss, and new foods...

10 Natural Cancer Treatments We Need To Be Talking About

Have you ever wondered how effective natural cancer treatments can be? Around 20 years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. This was crazy...

Sarsaparilla: The Healing Herb with Many Uses, Benefits + Recipes

There’s an herbal remedy that’s been used by native populations in Central and South America for thousands for years, shown to help relieve a...

The Iodine Deficiency Epidemic: 17 Signs You Need To Watch For

Did you know that iodine deficiency is now regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most prevalent and easily preventable case of...

Wormwood: The Parasite-Killing, Cancer-Fighting Super Herb

What do Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh and Pablo Picasso all have in common aside from their incredible painting abilities? These three artists all...

5 Natural Ways to Get Rid Of Warts

Have you ever had a hard, grainy or fleshy growth on your foot that may or may not have been painful? If the answer is “yes,” then...

MSM Supplement Improves Joints, Allergies and Gut Health

What if I told you there was a so-called “miracle supplement” that could lower inflammation, fight the effects of stress and pain, raise immunity,...

How to Do a Kidney Cleanse to Boost Energy & Heal...

Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but...

5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Mosquito Bites

No one likes mosquito bites, but they come with the territory as summer embarks, especially near areas that contain stagnant water and swamp-like conditions. The...

7 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Dementia Risk

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain, including devastating diseases like the most common...

Alkaline Diet: The Key to Longevity and Fighting Chronic Disease?

There are all types of diets out there — some good, some bad — but there is perhaps no diet better for longevity and...

How to Reverse Cavities Naturally & Heal Tooth Decay

There is a common belief today about cavities that once you have tooth decay, that cavity can NOT be reversed. Then the only solution...

Always Have A Bloated Stomach? Here’s 10 Reasons Why

Stomach bloating is so common these days it’s been called an “epidemic.” With most people’s poor diets, high levels of stress, need for daily...

5 Danger Foods You’re Consuming on a Regular Basis

Hippocrates, the founder of modern medicine and the food is medicine concept, once said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Today, more than ever, we...

8 ‘You Won’t Believe It’ Natural Painkillers

INTRODUCTION With Prince’s unfortunate death linked to painkilling drugs and the recent news that even acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, affects us in ways...

10 Turmeric Benefits: Superior to Medications?

INTRODUCTION Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many...

Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer? What You Need to Know

Do cell phones cause cancer? As with any type of science looking at this type of issue, it’s going to take decades to come...

18 Foods You Must Avoid During Allergy Season

INTRODUCTION What makes spring so beautiful for many people leads to misery for those who suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms. Natural allergy treatments can be as...

Thermograms: Experts say Safer, More Accurate than Mammograms

What is thermography? Thermography is a state-of-the-art, and potentially life-saving, method of detecting cancer by using thermal imaging. The technology used to perform thermograms...

The Powerful Tea That Fights Candida & Cancer

Pau d’arco is native to South America, where it has been used to treat a wide range of conditions. There are reports of medicinal...

Drinking Alcohol and Breast Cancer: How Many Drinks are Safe?

INTRODUCTION It’s no secret that genetic, hormonal and environmental factors all seem to play a role in breast cancer. (1) When it comes to alcohol...

Top 12 Cancer-Fighting Foods

INTRODUCTION Cancer is recognized worldwide to be a major health problem affecting millions of people each year. More than 1 million people in the United...

10 Health Foods You Should Never Eat

INTRODUCTION Most people I meet think that they are pretty healthy. But when I probe a little deeper into their diet, I quickly find out...

6 Simple Ways To Whiten Teeth Naturally With No Dangerous Chemicals

INTRODUCTION Almost 18% of us ‘usually conceal their teeth in photos.’  Having great teeth is very important in our culture today. Do you have yellow...

How to Stop Snoring – 11 Remedies that Work!

INTRODUCTION Have you ever been frustrated at your partner for keeping you up all night with loud snoring? Better yet, have you ever woken yourself...

Candida Diet: The Foods & Supplements to Eat (and Avoid) to...

INTRODUCTION When it’s at proper levels in the body, candida is a fungus that aids with nutrient absorption and digestion. But when candida overproduces, watch...

Piriformis Syndrome: How to Manage This Lower-Body Pain Disorder

INTRODUCTION Do you ever experience shooting lower back pains, pain in your hips and buttocks area, or a tingling or numbness that extends down to...

Improve Your Waistline & Heart Health with Rye Flour

INTRODUCTION Rye is a rich, hearty grain that has been consumed for centuries. Although you might find wheat and other cereals more readily available at your...

Popular Allergy, Insomnia Drugs Linked to Dementia

You’d think some of the most popular allergy and insomnia drugs on the market would be safe, but a new study outlines some frightening health risks. The latest...

Sorrel: Leafy Greens that Fight Everything from Canker Sores to Cancer

I wouldn’t be surprised if you haven’t had sorrel before because it’s not nearly as commonplace as many other greens, but if you lived in...

8 Ways to Heal or Prevent Fibroids

INTRODUCTION Fibroids are extremely common. In fact, about 75 percent of women experience them at some point in their lives. (1) Ranging in size from a few millimeters to...

Top 10 Eucalyptus Oil Uses and Benefits

INTRODUCTION The eucalyptus tree (also known as Tasmanian Blue Gum) is an evergreen tree native to Australia that’s often thought of as the main food...

Top 6 Vitamins and Herbs for Hair Growth (#2 Is Essential)

The appearance of hair plays an important role in people’s physical appearance and self-perception, so it can be devastating to experience hair loss, especially...

Could Your Toothpaste be Toxic? Watch Out For This Harmful Chemical

Triclosan is a “super chemical” meant to fight the spread of germs, but with the emergence of drug-resistant superbugs, the question is whether it really fights...

Diabetes: What Causes It, Signs You Have It, and How to...

INTRODUCTION In the U.S., diabetes is full-blown epidemic, and that’s not hyperbole. An estimated 29 million Americans have some form of diabetes, nearly 10 percent...

Varicose Veins: What Causes Them & 5 Natural Remedies To Get...

Although we tend to think of them as a woman’s problem, both men and women develop varicose veins — those bulgy veins that appear lumpy...

23 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs & Bacon

When you’re going on a low-carb diet, whether it’s to cut down on grains or to move your body from a ‘carb burner’ to...

Is Flatulence (Farting) Good for You? Depends on the Smell?!

INTRODUCTION Most of us have been there: experiencing excessive farting that feels out of our control and causes a whole heck of a lot of...

This Amazing Detox Drink Prevents Cancer, Increases Energy and Promotes Weight...

Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2,000 years ago, this a beverage with tremendous health...

This Drink Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints And Leg Pain...

For thousands of years there have been traditional foods like fermented vegetables and cultured dairy that have been touted for their health benefits. But one common...

Top-Selling Kid’s Vitamins Contain GMO, Food Dyes & Toxic Chemicals

Americans have been taking multivitamin and mineral supplements since the early 1940s, when the first such products became available. Today, millions of Americans continue...

5 Real Benefits of Kissing: Put Smooching on Your To-Do List!

INTRODUCTION Eating right, getting enough exercise, meditating, disconnecting from your smartphone— they’re all great ways to keep happy and healthy. But there’s an important one...

Colon Cleanse? What You Must Know Before Having One

INTRODUCTION The colon cleanse has been used throughout history to improve the body’s natural detoxification processes, restore digestive health and improve someone’s overall quality of life. In...

How to Get Rid of Stinky Feet? 6 Natural Ways That...

INTRODUCTION No one wants to deal with the embarrassment of stinky feet. For anyone troubled by stinky feet, the question arises at some point: What exactly...

Nitro Coffee: Hipster Hype or Real Benefits?

INTRODUCTION There’s been a lot of buzz about nitro coffee, and even though it’s silky and smooth like a cold draft beer, it won’t leave...

Why You Have Bags Under Your Eyes & How to Get...

Whether you are in your 20s or are a more mature adult, the last thing you want are bags under your eyes. While they...

Helichrysum Essential Oil: Uses, Benefits & DIY Recipes

INTRODUCTION Helichrysum is a natural medicinal plant that’s used to make a beneficial essential oil that boasts many different full-body benefits due to its anti-inflammatory and...

6 Metabolism “Death Foods”: Foods That Keep You From Losing Weight

There is nothing worse than starting an exercise program to burn fat, making some good diet changes, but still not seeing the results you...

Are You Fighting FOMO? 4 Steps to Minimize the Fear of...

INTRODUCTION You’ve settled on the couch with a glass of wine, a yummy snack and the latest Netflix flick. You’re pumped to start a new...

Reishi Mushroom: Fights Cancer, Boosts Immunity & Improves Liver Detox

The reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum), an edible type of medicinal fungus that has been used for various healing abilities for thousands of years, is...

Kidney Stones? Don’t Ignore These 7 Signs!

INTRODUCTION Passing kidney stones is known to be extremely painful, which is why they can easily put someone out of work, ruin his or her week, and...