Dr. Oz Best Kept Health Secrets – Eucerin Aquaphor & Pumpkin Seed Oil
Dr. Oz did a segment on today’s show where he shared some of his favorite best kept health secrets and how you pumpkin seed oil and Eucerin Aquaphor can help to improve your heart and skin health. During the prior segment Dr. Oz talked about the benefits of vegetable powder and how you can get the nutrients you need every day even if you don’t consume as much veggies as what is recommended.
Benefits Of Pumpkin Seed Oil
Lowering your bad (LDL) cholesterol and raising your good (HDL) cholesterol is very important when it comes to your heart health. Pumpkin seed oil can be used as a cooking oil to lower your cholesterol as well as lowering your pressure. Dr. Oz suggested pumpkin seed oil dressing and pumpkin seed pancakes as two recipes to implement this healthy oil into your diet.
Pumpkin Seed Oil Dressing Recipe
- 1 tbsp lemon juice (use freshly squeezed)
- 2 tsps pumpkin seed oil
- 1/4 tsp fresh ginger (grated)
- 1/4 minced garlic clove
Pumpkin Seed Oil Pancakes
How often have you heard Dr. Oz recommend pancakes as a food to improve your health? Well there is a way to at least make them healtheir by pouring a little over your pancakes. Dr. Oz also suggested adding some yogurt to the top of your pancakes.
Pumpkin Seed Oil Guidelines
- 2 tbsp per day
- Check for the “sell by” date on the bottle to make sure you are getting a fresh oil
- Make sure you are choosing a 100 percent pumpkin seed oil
Eucerin Aquaphor Skin Benefits
Dr. Oz invited Rosemarie Ingleton on to the show to talk about Eucerin Aquaphor and the versatile benefits that this cream provides. Dr. Ingleton (dermatologist) called Aquaphor as the “duct tape” of dermatology. It can be used for so many purposes like dry skin, diaper rash, wound healing, cracked skin, skin protector, and even lip gloss!
What Do Home Viewers Use Aquaphor For?
Home viewers sent in their many uses for Aquaphor and how this versatile product can help your skin. Here are the suggestions that they made :
- Instead of using lip gloss use Aquaphor
- Apply to your cheeks
- Try spreading Aquaphor on your hairline before you dry your hair
Diaper rash relief
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