The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Omega 3, 5, 7 & 9 significantly reduce risk of heart disease (9/18/14)

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The Dr. Oz Show filtered the essential omega fatty acids that have substantial benefits to our bodies. According to wellness expert Dr. Michael Roizen (photo in this recap) from the Cleveland Clinic, the odd numbered omegas (i.e. 3, 5, 7 & 9) significantly reduce health risks. Foremost of such risks is heart disease, followed by diabetes and inflammation. Odd-numbered omega fatty acids. If you are one of those with an average level of knowledge on omega fatty acids (like I am), it comes as a surprise that this type has a variety and labelled by numbers. Dr. Rozien noted, however,…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Acidic fruits & warm soup can combat Enterovirus D68 (9/17/14)

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The Dr. Oz Show highlighted a new health risk that is potentially on the verge of an outbreak in America: the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). This strain of virus is classified as rare and treatment or vaccines have yet to be made available. The good news is that the EV-D68 virus is uniquely sensitive to acid and temperature levels which make acidic fruits, warm soups and beverages as the basic combating factors that can protect lives. Also in this episode are vital lessons stemming from actor Robin Williams’ state of depression. EV-D68 is high-risk to children. This rare viral strain has…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: 80% of sodium in diet comes from processed food (9/16/14)

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Today on The Dr. Oz Show, the health risk from a known fact often ignored or overlooked came to life: a substantial portion of our sodium intake comes from processed or packaged food. As such, we risk taking in more than the recommended daily serving of half a teaspoon. As there is a direct correlation between salt and high blood pressure, people who consume higher than the maximum daily dose expose their hearts to greater hazards. Also in today’s episode is a diet plan that resets hormones to eliminate stubborn fat. Salt & High Blood Pressure. Like sugar, the taste…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Lifestyle change starts with losing red meat to lose weight (9/15/14)

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The Dr. Oz Show tackled the very specific case of Sheriff Don (photo in this recap) who needed help on how he could bring back good health and good quality of life. Don had issues with his weight and the fact that he was taking 14 different kinds of medication to address his health issues. He was advised to follow a major lifestyle change to lose weight, improve his health and pass the physical exam required by his job to get back on track. Other topics tackled in the show are the dangers that edible marijuana present to children, why…

Dr. Oz Sneak Peek: Caffeine powder can kill you (9/12/14)

Dr. Oz Sneak Peek: Overdosing on caffeine powder will kill you (9/12/14)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, America’s favourite doctor splays out a white substance before his audience. It looks like cocaine. It’s not. It’s caffeine powder. The two look almost identical, and yes, both can kill you if taken in excessive amounts. Caffeine powder use has become such a trend that even the Food and Drug Administration has warned against the purchase of pure powdered caffeine sold on the internet. In fact, an Ohio high school honor student put the use of the substance into the spotlight when he was found dead due to caffeine overdose. It’s easily bought in health…