Aug 162014

Dr. Oz Health Topics Covering August 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 Episodes

Will you not be able to tune in to the August 18th through 22nd? No worries, here are the show topics that will be featured in case you would like to record the program.

Monday, August 18, 2014 – Biggest Health Lies – Birth Order

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Yellow Mustard can help to alleviate back spasms.

Personality Traits

  • Some health myths are so old that many people just assume them to be true. Dr. Oz will be talking about hiccup cures that really work and commonly held myths about alcohol.
  • Chris Powell, health guru and personal trainer joins Dr. Oz to talk about his 5 minute workout. So, how could a 5 minute workout be enough to really make changes to your body and your health? Tune in August 18 to find out. Chris Powell has helped millions to lose weight and transform their health. Chris Powell and Dr. Oz will be talking about why building muscle is so important in losing weight. Chris will be revealing the 5 minute workout exercises that you should do each do to build muscle and speed up weight loss.
  • The powers of zinc to stop a cold and aquaphor healiing ointment.
  • All natural dry skin remedies. Chapped lips, dry hands, cracked feet all natural skin savers.
  • Dark chocolate lowers your stress levels by reducing stress hormone cortisol in your body.
  • How birth order can predict your health

Tuesday August 19, 2014 – Supermarket Secrets Episode (May 21)

  • Michael Moss talks about hHow supermarkets fool you into buying more or unhealthy foods.. Why milk is in the back of the store and how grocery stores get you to buy impulsively.
  • Dr. Oz debunks myths about carbohydrates and why eating the right ones are good for you.
  • Migraine pill headaches and and all natural remedies for migraines. Feverview ginger migraine remedy and Omega 3 joint pain relief.
  • Mushroom Farro Rissotto Recipe and Farro versus brown rice.
  • Probiotic Rheumatoid Arthritis remedy and Arnica Gel Pain Relief

 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 – Kim Coles, Cheryl Burke, Kandi Burruss Talk About Health Topics With Dr. Oz

  • The true reason why people get mood swings.  Passionflower tea, mood swing remedy.. Why it works and where you can get it.
  • Best sex positions for people who suffer with back pain.
  • Kids give their “darndest medical advice”

Thursday, August 21, 2014 – Natural Breakthroughs To Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

  • Dr. William Li joins Dr. Oz to talk about all-natural products that can lower your risk of ever getting ovarian, liver or breast cancer.  They talk about why cauliflower reduces your risk for stomach cancer and how swiss, gouda, and Yarlsburg cheese can reduce risk for lung cancer.
  • Best non dairy calcium rich foods – Spinach, figs, sesame seeds and more.
  • Yellow mustard for back pain?  – Yes, you heard that right.. Dr. Oz talks about why yellow mustard, yes the same yellow mustard that is likely in your fridge is a helpful remedy for back pain.  This segment also talks about why White Willow Bark Tincture helps to the pain for those who are suffering from a slipped disc.  Also Emu Oil for strained muscles.
  • Dr. Gretchen Bosacker talk with Dr. Oz about which diet pills are safe.
  • Discussion and demonstration about the pituitary gland and how it affects your metabolism.
  • How to make your eyes look 10 years younger

Friday, August 22, 2014 – Cedric The Entertainer and Cholesterol Remedies

August 22nd ends the week by talking about how you can reduce your cholesterol by 1/3.  Cedric the Entertainer is the featured guest and he talks about how he has lost weight and how he successfully lowered his cholesterol. Also

  • 4 common triggers that induce headaches – Sleep, chocolate, and more..
  • Curvy girls guide to picking out the best fitting jeans.  Marcy Guevara talks about how to fix your “stomach spillover”, “diaper bottom”, “side rolls”, and more.  Spandex shapewear can be unhealthy if you choose the wrong kinds or the kind that don’t fit you properly.  Dr. Oz talks about how to choose spandex shapewear that can help you appear thinner without putting your health at risk.

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Aug 122014

Chocolate Avocado Brownies Recipe on Dr. Oz

Did you get a chance to see the delicious chocolate avocado brownies recipe that was shared on the Dr. Oz August 12, 2014 episode?  What a mouth watering delight, and the best part is that it won’t ruin your diet?  In fact, it’s a recipe that is actually good for you!  Dr. Oz  said that we should be trying to consume 50 grams of protein into our diet each day.  Instead of getting it in one large meal, it is more beneficial if you spread out your protein intake throughout the day.  Chocolate avocado brownies would be  a great way to up your intake of protein, but it will also help to reduce your appetite so you don’t binge eat during your main courses.  Here are some of protein powered snack ideas that Dr. Oz mentioned on today’s 8-12-2014 episode :

Avocados – 1 cup of heart healthy avocados contains 5 grams of protein.

Pumpkin seeds – Just snacking on 1 oz of pumpkin seeds will give you 9 grams of protein!  Try adding some to your oatmeal in the morning.

Sun dried tomatoes – Adding some sun dried tomatoes to your meal can boost your protein consumption by 8 grams with just a 1 cup serving.

Chocolate Avocado Brownies Recipe

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Chocolate Avocado Brownies Recipe shared on Dr. Oz show.

Ingredients :

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation directions :

  • Set the oven temperature to 350 degrees
  • Mix the eggs and sugar in a medium size bowl until blended smoothly
  • In a small pan, melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Add in the egg/sugar mixture that you blended and mix well
  • Mash your avocados with a fork until smooth and without lumps
  • Add the avocado into the mixture and mix well
  • Pour your mixture into a baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy your chocolate avocado brownies!

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Aug 062014

Dr. Oz August 6, 2014 : The “Start Here” Eat Clean Diet, The Perfect Smoothies and Heart Risks of Diet Soda

Today’s 8-6-2014 episode on Dr. Oz talked about the health risks that may be associated with drinking diet soda.  He also speaks with Tosca Reno (author of book, The Start Here Diet) to talk about 4 simple rules that you should follow on the “Eat Clean” diet… Losing weight and being healthy has never been easier.  Dr. Oz also shares the perfect morning, afternoon and evening sodas that are nutritious but also delicious.. Here are the show segments along with links to each summary that highlights the main topics discussed in each.

The Book, “Start Here” Eat Clean Diet Guidelines

The centerpiece of the Eat Clean diet is to eat nutrient dense foods..  They talk about how you should avoid empty calories and processed foods.. They discuss which vegetables that you should be buying organic and which that are okay to buy right off the shelves from the grocery store in the traditional way.  They discuss the importance of water and how to make your water healthier as well as the benefits of eating at home…  Here is a more detailed summary of the segment from today’s Aug. 6th program.

Dr. Oz also shares “Energy Boosting” morning, afternoon and evening smoothies..  A delicious and nutritious way to keep you running on all cylinders all day long.

 Start Here, Eat Clean Diet Rules Book and Smoothie Recipes

Diet Soda Heart Disease Risks

Many people think of diet soda as a healthier option then regular soda which is full of sugar… However, new studies seem to indicate that diet soda is a lot more harmful than many people think.  Dr. Oz talks about a new study that has shown that people who drink more than 2 diet sodas per day increase their risk of heart disease by as much as 50%.  Why is diet soda increase your risk of heart attacks?  Dr. Oz demonstrates and explains why diet soda may be a hazard to your health.

Diet Soda, Heart Disease Health Risks

10 Minute Naps Can Cure Exhaustion

Do you feel rundown and nothing would feel more wonderful than taking a long afternoon nap.. However, you don’t have the time to lay down and go to sleep.  It turns out that a mere 10 minute cat nap may be all you need to wipe away fatigue and exhaustion to your life.. Dr. Oz explains why short 10 minute cat naps are more beneficial than longer naps.

10 Minute Cat Naps Boost Energy and Can Cure Exhaustion

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Jul 302014

Dr. Oz Fat Burning Teas – Iced Mate, Matcha, Turmeric, White Tea

Summertime is in full swing and people are out enjoying the warm weather activities.  In the opening episode Dr. Oz shared summertime diet recipes that use healthy alternative ingredients in summertime classic foods…  During this segment Dr. Oz shared some iced teas that will boost your metabolism..  He explained how Iced mate, turmeric, white, and matcha teas can get your fat burning engines revved up to help you burn extra calories without any added effort than enjoying a delicious beverage.

Iced White Tea Helps Prevent Fat Cells From Forming

Do you like sweet teas?  If so, White Tea may be a good option for you.  Dr. Oz said that White Tea is rich in antioxidants that help the body to release fat rather than storing it in your body.  Dr. Oz also mentioned that it helps to prevent fat cells from being formed in the body.  He suggested adding some lemon slices for added flavor as well as the benefits of Vitamin C.

Iced Matcha Tea Recipe

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Iced Mate, Matcha, Turmeric and White Tea Recipes to boost metabolism.

Matcha Tea was the next beverage that Dr. Oz shared during this segment of the show.  Here is all you have to do to make matcha tea :

  • Add 2 tsps of Matcha Powder to a up a cup of water.. Mix it well to get out the lumps.
  • Add frozen kiwi cubes and enjoy.

Iced Mate Sun Tea

Mate Tea is widely consumed in South America.. It contains fat burning compounds in the tea to help boost your metabolism and your energy as well.  There is caffeine in Mate tea..  Here are the recipe directions :

  • Mix 1/2 cup of Mate Tea mix with one gallon of water..  Place the sun tea jar in the the sun an hour and then strain.
  • Adding mint to the tea will not only give it flavor, but it is also an appetite suppressant to help keep you from snacking in between meals.

Iced Turmeric Caffeine Free Option

Not wanting to consume any caffeine?  Iced Turmeric Tea may be a good option for you.  Turmeric helps to discourage fat cells from forming and it is also an excellent anti-inflammatory.

How to make turmeric tea :

  • Mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric with 1/4 teaspoon of ginger in a cup of boiling water.
  • Allow to steep and cool
  • Add lemon for flavor and vitamin c benefits.

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Jul 292014

Dr. Oz Greek Recipes For Weight Loss

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Creamy Greek Yogurt Spaghetti and Lemony Chicken Recipes on Dr. Oz

Today (July 29, 2014) Dr. Oz invited Debbie Matenopoulos on to the show (former co-host of The View and author of the cookbook “It’s All Greek To Me“) to talk about how she grew up eating a traditional Mediterranean diet but she eventually adopted the American lifestyle and diet and began gaining weight along with associated health issues.  She has since, returned to her roots and is eating a healthier diet.. Today she shared some of her favorite recipes from her cookbook that she eats regularly.. She shared a Greek Yogurt Spaghettie and Lemony Chicken diet that is not only healthy but will likely help you lose weight as well..  Also be sure to check out the opening segment from today’s show when Dr. Oz shared some of his  favorite “Summertime Cheat Recipes” that allow you to enjoy traditional summertime meal classics but in a much healthier fashion.

Green Lemony Grilled Chicken Recipe by Debbie Matenopoulos

Ingredients you will need :

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 5 scallions (sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons of dried oregano
  • 4 cups of mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation directions :

  1. Mix all of the ingredients noted above in a zip lock bag.
  2. Mix the ingredients together in the bag and allow to marinate in the fridge.
  3. Heat up skillet or pan on medium high with olive oil.
  4. Cook the chicken breasts on the skillet for approximately 5 minutes on each side.  Be sure that the chicken is fully cooked.
  5. Remove the chicken breasts from the pan and the serve them on mixed greens.

Greek Yogurt Spaghetti Recipe by Debbie Matenopoulus

Ingredients that you will need :

  • 1 pound of Spaghetti (whole wheat)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 onions
  • 4 quarts of water
  • 2 cups of Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of Italian parsley
  • 1 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

How to prepare Greek Yogurt Spaghetti

  • Over low heat in a skillet cook the onion for approximately 9 minutes
  • Add garlic and cook and additional minute.  Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Boil the whole wheat spaghetti noodles in salted water..  Cook for one minute less that what the directions on the package say.
  • Mix up the Parmesan cheese, Greek yogurt, salt and pepper.  Be sure to blend away the clumps.
  • Drain the spaghetti but reserve some pasta water so the yogurt sauce and pasta will mix well.
  • Serve with parsley as a garnish (optional) and enjoy.

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Jul 292014

Dr. Oz Summer Time “Cheat On Your Diet” Recipes

Along with the summer time fun, also comes foods that may not be on your diet plan.. Fortunately, you don’t have to stop eating burgers, barbecue, funnel cakes, and other delicious summer time classics!  In fact, you can still eat these recipes and lose weight!  Today (July 29, 2014) Dr. Oz opened the show by sharing a recipe that you should be eat before eating fried foods..  It will help to prevent absorption of fat and reduce the glycemic load..  The ingredient/recipe he was referring to was Dirty Gazpacho’s..  He also share summer time cheat recipes for potato salad, coconut ice cream and beer marinated top sirloin…  Listed below are the recipes that were shared so you can enjoy your favorite summertime classic recipes while not gaining weight!

Eat This Before Fatty Meals – Dirty Gazpachos

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Summertime Diet Cheat Recipes – Potato Salad, Dirty Gazpachos, Beer Marinated Steak

You can cheat on your diet if you eat a bowl of Dirty Gazpachos before the meal.  Why do Dirty Gazpachos help to prevent weight gain?  The ingredients contain fiber which helps to reduce the absorption of fat.  It will bind to the fat and carry it out of your system.  The red wine vinegar ingredient helps to lower the glycemic load that your body would normally have to endure from a fatty meal.  The “no salt added” tomato sauce helps to reduce bloating because it is a natural diuretic.  Dr. Oz said that you can also use the Dirty Gazpacho drink as a delicious bloody mary mix!  Here are the ingredients and directions that were shared on the show :

Ingredients you will need :

  • 1 cup of tomato sauce (be sure to use a tomato sauce with no salt added)
  • 1/3 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Psyllium Husk  Powder (a type of fiber source)

Preparation directions :

  1. Mix the ingredients noted above in a bowl.
  2. Serve before eating a meal high in fat.

“Cheat On Your Diet” Potato Salad Recipe

Potato salad is a common meal served at summertime barbecues, parties, and other summertime fun activities.  High carbohydrate starchy foods can ruin many people’s diet aspirations.  However, Dr. Oz said that cooking and then cooling potatoes creates “resistant starch” and this helps to keep you feeling full and satiated for a longer period of time.  The Greek yogurt substitute is also another way to reduce the calories.  Here are the ingredients to the potato salad recipe that was shared today.

Ingredients :

  • 4 pounds of potatoes
  • 3 cups of Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cups of chopped dill.

Preparation directions :

  • Boil the pottoes in a pot.  Drain the water and allow to cool.
  • Mix up the potatoes with the rest of the ingredients noted above.
  • Place the potato salad in the fridge to cool

Coconut Ice Cream Has Half The Calories

Did you know that coconut ice cream typically has less than half the calories as do other ice creams that you will find?  Dr. Oz said be sure to look for a Coconut Milk Ice Cream that doesn’t have any sugar added.  Coconut Milk Ice Cream also has the added benefit of 10 grams of fiber which helps reduce the absorption of fat.  Not only that, it is also dairy free so you won’t experience the bloating problems that many people have after consuming dairy.

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Jul 292014

Dr. Oz July 29, 2014 Show Topic How To Cheat On Your Diet – The Ingredient To Eat Before Meals

Could you imagine if you  could eat all of your favorite foods that you KNOW aren’t allowed on your diet plan?  We are talking about foods like barbecue, potato salad and some of your favorite fried foods..   Does that dream sound too good to be true?  Dr. Oz will be revealing an ingredient that you should be eating before every meal and this will allow you to enjoy many of your favorite foods once again, without blowing your diet, and without all of the guilt! Be sure to tune in to the Dr. Oz July 29, 21014 (Tuesday) episode to see what he says about this, because he has a secret that will allow you to cheat on your diet and still lose weight!  In case that you won’t be able to tune in to see the 7-29-2014 episode you can always Like “Fans of Dr. Oz” on Facebook and we will provide show recaps and summaries about the topics that are discussed on daily episodes.

Update :

Here are the Summertime Diet Recipes that were shared on today’s show (Dirty Gazpachos, Potato Salad, Coconut Ice Cream).

Summertime Iced Tea’s That Burn Fat

Not only will Dr. Oz be revealing the ingredient to eat before meals to allow you to cheat on your diet, he will also be revealing summertime tumeric, mate, matcha and white teas that will boost your metabolism as you enjoy the summertime fun.

Beauty Tips From Vogue Editor Andrea Robinson

Andrea Robinson will be joining Dr. Oz to talk about beauty tips and what you should know that will change the way you shop for your beauty products.

Summertime Hair Disaster Fixes

Dr. Oz will be sharing the best ways in which to fix summertime hair problems that affect so many.

Turkish – Greek Food Recipes

Debbie Matenopoulos (former co-host of “The View) has a new cook book out called “Its All Greek To Me”.  She will be sharing some of her favorite Greek cookbook recipes that are delicious but healthy as well.

Jul 282014

July 28, 2014 : Chinese Pain Remedies – Cordyalis, Wu Yang Pain Plastr

Of all the health related ailments that Dr. Oz hears the most is pain.. Chronic pain is the most common reason why people take medications..  Fortunately there are some natural Chinese herbal remedies that can help to alleviate your pain in a cheaper and healthier way.

Chinese Herbs For Chronic Pain and Muscle Aches – Cordyalis and Wu Yang Pain Plaster

Chinese Remedies For Neck, Nerve, and Muscle Aches.  Cordyalis and Wu Yang Pain Plaster.

Chinese Remedies For Neck, Nerve, and Muscle Aches. Cordyalis and Wu Yang Pain Plaster.

Cordyalis For Chronic Pain – Just regular, everyday activities become huge burden when you are experiencing chronic pain.  Cordyalis can help remedy many types of pain such as muscle pain, nerve pain and even menstrual cramps.  Take 3-6 grams each day to receive benefit..  You call also drink cordyalis tea as an alternative.  Dr. Roizen explained to Dr. Oz that you should purchase Cordyalis from a herbalist…  Also read the label.. Look for one that is written in English with lot number on it.

Wu Yang Pain Plaster For Muscle Aches and Pains -  Wu Yang Pain Plaster is an excellent remedy for muscle aches.  Applying the Wu Yang Pain Plaster helps to heal muscle aches and is evenhelpful at dissolving blood clots.  When applying this product you should use iff for 12 hours on and then 12 hours off…  Don’t keep applying it constantly around the clock.

Dr. Oz said that if you are experiencing pain you should consider going to to see a certified Chinese medicine practitioner to learn about alternative Chinese pain relieving methods for muscle aches and chronic pain.

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Jul 232014

Dr. Oz July 23, 2014 Recap – Cheap Cellulite Solutions

Did you miss today’s Dr. Oz July 23, 2014 show?  If show, here are the summaries and links to the show recaps :

Cheap Cellulite Solutions – Cellulite seems like it is just impossible to get rid of…  All of the creams that you see in stores and beauty salons are usually pretty expensive… Fortunately there are some cheap solutions that can help you to reduce the appearance of cellulite… Find out how to reduce cellulite by the foods you eat so you can win the battle from the inside.  Dr. Oz talks about how much water you should be drinking to reduce “skin dimples” as well as why “dry brushing” can help to improve lymphatic drainage and circulation.  Dr. Oz also shares foods that you should eat, such as tomato paste and flaxseed to boost your collagen levels.

Cellulite Solutions, Tomato Paste and Flaxseed Boost Collagen

Cellulite Seaweed Mask and Scrub Recipe

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Seaweed Cellulite Scrub and Mask Recipes

Seaweek masks and scrubs are another cheap solution to reduce the appearance of cellulite.  Dr. Oz talks about how seaweed can stimulate your circulation in the deep layers of your skin… This helps your body to release toxins in the deeper layers of your skin..  The seaweed mask and scrub recipe also exfoliates your skin.  Dr. Oz shares all of the ingredients that you need and it only takes a few steps.

Cellulite Seaweed Scrub and Mask Recipe

Why You Over Eat and Plate Portion Control

Have you ever overate and then 20 minutes later your miserable.  You feel like your going to explode, you feel guilty about overindulging… Maybe you blew your diet that you worked so hard on to lose weight?  Dr. Oz talks about the science of why people overeat and he shares tips on portion control so you can be more in control of your food intake and help to prevent overeating in the future.

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Jul 222014

Dr. Oz Talks About An Ancient Chinese Sleep Remedy Called Qigong

Do you often have trouble sleeping but you do not want to resort to taking sleeping pills every time you have a bout of insomnia?  Today (July 22, 2014) Dr. Oz talked about a sleep exercise technique callee Qigong and how it can help to reduce your stress while improving your sleep.

How To Perform Qigong Sleep Exercises

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Ancient Chinese Sleep Remedy Promotes Calm and Eases stress

Dr. Oz said that if you practice Qigong exercises is wont be long till you are sleeping better and more peacefully at night.  Qigong sleep exercises are a technique that calms and soothes the body and mind.

Dr. Oz invited Karl Romain (Qigong teacher) to come on to the show to share with the audience and viewers of how (and why) Quigong works.  Karl said that Quigong will reduce your stress so you can sleep calmly and peacefully through the night.

How To Perform Qigong Sleep Exercises :

    1. Sit down in a chair.  Gently grab your knees with your hands.
    2. Slowly take in a deep breath and then slowly exhale whil relaxy your body forward.  As you are exhaling make a “shway” sound.  You will notice that this sound creates a vibration that allows you to release stored up energy that is preventing you from sleeping.  Do this step again.
    3. Anxiety also keeps you from sleeping as most are well aware.  You can ease your anxiety by placing your fingers below the ribs on your left side at the location where your stomach and spleen.  Slowly take in a full breath and then exhale while applying some pressure with your hands below your left rib cage.  When you are exhaling make a “whooo” sound as if wind was blowing.  Do this step twice.
    4. Another Quigong exercise to sooth your stress is to inhale deeply with your arms raised straight up over your head.  Exhale while letting out a “sheeee” sound and allowing your arms to come down in front of you.

Karl Romain explained to Dr. Oz that Qigong is a sleeping technique that can be performed each night that you are having trouble sleeping.. It will ease your state and allow you to drift to sleep calmly which will promote a night of sound and restful sleep.

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