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

Location:

Activity

  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Although dreadfully stinky -- it's even dubbed the "stinky feet fruit" and banned from most hotels! -- the durian fruit is a very common food in Southeast Asia. It's known for its sweet flavor and multiple health benefits. Durian contains a powerful compound called L-tryptophan and has been...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Used by indigenous people for millennia, algae, a natural substance, boasts an array of healing benefits. Most importantly is its ability to produce DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which is an omega 3 fatty acid that plays a key role in infant brain and eye development as well as adult health....Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Yohimbe herb is native to West Africa, derived from the bark of the yohimbe tree, and it has traditionally been used as an aphrodisiac. Its main active element is an alkaloid called yohimbine, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction and boost libido in both men and women. Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Originally cultivated in the Incan Empire, goldenberries are not your average fruit. Goldenberries are best noted for high amounts of carotene and bioflavonoids (vitamin P). Studies have shown that these nutrients support anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity, among many other benefits....Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Great choices for alkalizing foods that you'll want to fill your diet with include almost all fruits and vegetables, mineral water, greens and green juices, yogurt, orange juice and potatoes. You should strive for an 80% alkaline, 20% acid balance in your diet to support your health. Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Balanced body chemistry pH (balance of alkaline and acid) is absolutely vital for immune health, supporting your body's ability to heal itself and contributing to your overall well-being.

    In order to feel your best, it's critical that your body is comprised of more alkaline than acid. Our...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:

    Here are a few quick tips to give you a jump start on a happy, healthy alkaline body:

    • First go on a 24-hour liquid vegetable juice diet to cleanse excess acid waste.
    • Drink 8 ounces of tomato juice daily with a teaspoon each of: wheat germ, brewer's yeast and lecithin.
    • Drink 1-2 glasses of
    ...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Women need protein, fiber, omega fatty acids and antioxidants. Acai berries are naturally rich in protein; in fact, they have the protein profile of an egg but are much easier to digest. Acai berries also are naturally rich in fiber which supports a healthy digestive system and healthy weight...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    If your diet consists of a lot of foods that are high in sugar, as well as foods that break down into sugar, you will experience increased cortisol levels. If your cortisol levels remain high in the late night hours, your REM (rapid eye movement) sleep will be affected and you won't wake...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    I recommend eating 5 small meals throughout the day. Eating more often helps stabilize your blood sugar and helps prevent binging and overeating because you are less hungry between meals. By eating this way you also teach your body to want less food at meal times since you are eating smaller...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    You should be having 2-3 healthy bowel movements a day. When you aren't eliminating properly, your body's waste may not be expelled for days, weeks, or even months. Most people go through their daily lives eliminating once a day, once every other day, or even less. If you eat 3 full meals...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    I believe in healthy weight loss that is supported by a number of simple, lifestyle changes that not only help you lose weight, but can support weight loss safely and healthily throughout your lifetime.
    • Fill up on healthy foods: Instead of dieting, the key to healthy weight loss is to enjoy
    ...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Statistics show that most Americans only get on average 10-15 grams of fiber a day -- that's not nearly enough! Researchers have recommended a minimum of 25 grams of fiber daily and the U.S. Surgeon General says to aim for 25-30 grams. I honestly believe that 40 grams of fiber a day is the...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Exercise is one of the most important components of healthy weight loss. Exercise helps boost your metabolism, burn calories, remove toxins from your system and gives you more energy. Exercise also helps increase muscle which burns fat.

    So get out there and walk, run, swim, bike or participate...Read More
  • Lindsey Duncan
    Lindsey Duncan answered:
    Soluble fiber dissolves in water. This type of fiber aids to slow your body's absorption of glucose from your intestines into your blood stream and helps balance your blood sugar and lower your cholesterol. Oat bran, dried beans and peas are great examples of soluble fiber. Read More