The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Smart shopping entails white paper, grocery list & old receipts (10/22/14)

We all know that supermarkets have strategies that make us shop more and to a certain extent, purchase unhealthy food, so The Dr. Oz Show encourages consumers to be more proactive when buying while staying on the budget and still upholding healthy and smart shopping. Today, several practical tips were provided by supermarket guru Phil Lempert (photo in this recap) and surprisingly, the simplest are the most effective: by bringing along a grocery list, a piece of white paper and old receipts, shoppers can overcome slick supermarkets tricks. Limited memory. A lot of shoppers go to stores either on an…

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The Voice Recap: Ricky Manning & Reagan James boldly surge through intricate songs (10/21/14)

The final battle night in The Voice ended with a groovy bang, courtesy of two young singers who surrendered to their songs and let loose from start to finish. Ricky Manning finally found his bearings after months of playing in the streets, unleashing his ability to permeate soulful vocals. And then there’s 15-year old Reagan James (left, on photo in this recap) who was a pro in both her artistic abilities and live performance. Here’s our recap for this episode. Team Pharrell. This team’s last pairing tested a music school-trained singer’s chops, Brittany Butler, against a street-savvy performer in the…

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The Dr. Oz Show Recap: 7-day detox with plant-based foods yields results similar to juice diet (10/21/14)

Yes, you read the title of this recap of The Dr. Oz Show right! The popular juice detoxification diet plan yields the same results as real and whole plant-based foods.  According to Dr. Woodson Merrell (photo in this recap), also the author of The Detox Prescription, a plant-based detoxification plan is more sustainable and can be part of one’s lifestyle beyond the seven-day prescription. His plan addresses toxin-related conditions such as asthma, allergies, brain fog and even diabtes and obesity. Here’s our recap on this program. Benefits of detoxing with real & whole food. According to Dr. Merrell, juicing alone…

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The Voice Recap: Taylor Brashears, Toia Jones & DaNica Shirey push limits, assert dominance (10/20/14)

Week 2 of The Voice’s battle rounds was another high moment this season as the artists pushed their limits further from what we’ve already seen during their blind auditions. From tonight’s duets, two stood out: the power sing-off between Toia Jones and DaNica Shirey at the end of the show and Taylor Brashears’ uber poise in her battle with Bree Fondacaro. One battle ended on a high note while the other showed a kind of singing prowess that can’t just be ignored. I’m referring to Taylor’s knock-out attitude on stage that speaks volumes of confidence, fierceness and power. Let’s start…

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The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Expert says focus should be in West Africa, not in closing American borders to contain Ebola (10/20/14)

The Dr. Oz Show expanded its discussion on the risks of the Ebola virus spreading in the US. In light of the death of the first Ebola patient in America three weeks ago, anxiety and fear is on the rise as to its effects to Americans. Questions on preparedness and mitigating risks are now a concern. Closing American borders is a hot topic but infectious disease expert Dr. Alexander van Tulleken believes that doing so only minimizes risk a bit and may even give a fall sense of security to Americans. Here’s our recap on the conversation on this topic….

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