Lindsey Duncan

Bio

With over 28 years of clinical experience naturopathic doctor and celebrity nutritionist, Dr. Lindsey Duncan is one of the world’s leading experts on superfoods, herbal medicine, natural remedies and natural health. From deep within the jungles of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil to the valleys of the Himalayan Mountains of Inner Mongolia, Dr. Lindsey has studied with indigenous people around the globe bringing Mother Nature’s most powerful medicines to mainstream America, and he does it in an authentic way. 

His knowledge coupled with his unparalleled passion for helping people reach for optimum health and wellness is why he’s a frequent guest on top shows like “The View,” “Fox & Friends,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” and all of the major TV networks and has been quoted in the country’s most popular lifestyle and health magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Town & Country and US Weekly, Vogue and many more.  More information is available on his website at www.drlindsey.com.

Specialties:

  • nutrition & dietetics

Affiliation:

  • Naturopathic Director

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Activity

  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Sucralose (also known as Splenda) is made by chlorinating sugar. Some side effects that may be associated with sucralose or Splenda are skin rashes, irritability, dizziness, muscle aches, headaches, intestinal cramping, bladder issues and stomach pain. Read More
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    Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that's sold under the names of Equal and NutraSweet. Some studies have shown that aspartame may be carcinogenic and may affect brain function as well as contribute to health issues such as diabetes, birth defects and epilepsy. Read More
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    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Liquid is always best since your liquid juices and supplements are more easily absorbed and utilized by your body. I'd say get your goji berries in liquid form through juices and supplements. You can also sprinkle goji berries on your food such as oatmeal, yogurt, cereal, on salads, or even...Read More
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    You'd have to fly all the way to Thailand to get mangosteen. Luckily, there are great people willing to do the work for you and deliver products in liquid supplement form as well as juices. Drink mangosteen juice or take a liquid supplement every day. You can also make smoothies with a co...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Noni is not pleasantly incorporated into many products. It is pungent, bitter and for most people not really palatable. Noni is best taken in a juice or liquid supplement form. You can do a one-ounce shot of a liquid supplement or a juice. Noni is best taken on an empty stomach. Read More
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    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Cacao (Theobroma cacao) is the purest, rawest form of chocolate. Cacao is an antioxidant powerhouse that helps support healthy antioxidant levels and heart health; plus natural energy and mental alertness and focus.

    Many women are deficient in the mineral magnesium (which is one reason why women...Read More
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    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Cacao is easy to incorporate into your daily diet and routine. Who doesn't love chocolate? I only have one rule: If you are eating it in chocolate form like a candy bar, opt for at least 70% dark chocolate to get the antioxidant benefits. You can also get cacao in a liquid supplement form. Read More
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    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Sea buckthorn hails from some of the harshest environments of Eastern Asia, Mongolia and the Himalayan Mountain regions. It is a tiny, sour and pungent orange berry that's no larger than a pea, but packed with vitamin C and other powerful nutrients. Sea buckthorn supports healthy skin, hair...Read More
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    Sea buckthorn is beneficial for the health of skin, hair and nails, and helps slow the aging process. Sea buckthorn is a vitamin C powerhouse, and we all know that antioxidant vitamin C not only fights free radicals but also supports a healthy immune system. Antioxidants are even more important...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Sea buckthorn is very hard to find: You can't run out to your local grocery store and get sea buckthorn berries. I'd suggest taking it in liquid supplement form. It's a very tart, pungent flavor… so you might like to mix the liquid supplement into a juice or tea. Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
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    Believe it or not, even the healthiest among us are probably not getting all of their key vitamins and minerals in their daily diets, and that's why I believe that supplementation is so incredibly important. Not only are vitamins and minerals key for the optimum functioning of our body, but...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Coconut water is the liquid extracted from a young, green coconut. Coconut water supports the balancing of your body's electrolytes, natural energy and healthy hydration. Coconut water is rich in potassium and other important electrolytes which are important for proper hydration. When you...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Here's a quick look at various vitamins and the role they play in regard to your health:
    • Vitamin A is a carotenoid antioxidant that is critical for healthy eyes, skin and liver. It is also essential for the growth and health of your skeletal system.
    • Vitamin B1 (thiamine) helps your body convert
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    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Selenium is used in the body in antioxidant enzymes, by the immune system, and in conjunction with iodine to control metabolism. Selenium helps protect the body from free radical damage and heavy metal toxicity. Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Zinc is a trace mineral/coenzyme that protects against free radical damage and promotes mental alertness. It's an essential mineral that supports healthy cells and immune function. Zinc also plays an important role in growth and development, neurological function, the immune system and in...Read More