The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Copper Slows Skin Aging, Lowers Cholesterol (3/17/14)

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If you’re a woman in your 30s, you will agree that wrinkles and staying healthy are two major health concerns that need a lot of juggling. In The Dr. Oz Show, the role of copper is more than just a mineral  that regulates the body’s cholesterol level, it’s also the agent behind collagen production which significantly reduces wrinkles and fine lines. As the body ages, collagen production declines, causing the appearance of facial lines. Copper is a natural agent that slows down the effects of aging on the skin. As women age, we also become prone to a lot of factors,…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Daily Apple Serving Reduces Risk of Heart Attack (3/14/14)

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The proliferation of statins in the market has made the battle against high cholesterol levels more convenient. However, The Dr. Oz Show reminds us that these drug has side effects for its inability to address the issue of controlling blood sugar and blood pressure, two factors that cause heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Oz’s natural solution resonates the Oxford University’s research results, showing that an apple a day is as effective as statins without the nasty side effects. Apples are known to flush out excess cholesterol in the human body. Its pectin content also lowers the secretion of insulin, reducing…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: 5-6 Daily Servings of Protein for Effective Weight Loss (3/12/14)

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Was there ever a time when you started doubting the efficacy of your low-fat, low-carb and low-calorie diet? The Dr. Oz Show emphasizes the importance of protein infusion in our bodies to shave off weight, say goodbye to obesity for good and reduce the incidence of heart attack and diabetes. This truth is based on a 20-year study and Dr. Oz confirms that this is especially true for women in their 30s and 40s. For protein to work at the optimal level, it has to be taken in from various sources at 5 to 6 servings daily. Our bodies are…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Eating Every 3 Hours Reduces Body Fat (3/11/14)

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Frequency of eating is critical in reducing body fat and stimulating our metabolism. The Dr. Oz Show strikes a chord with people who live a very busy life, often foregoing their hunger and thinking that a cup of joe will get them through the day. Scientists have proved that the human body needs to be energized every 3 hours in order to keep going like the Energizer bunny. Food taken in increases metabolism (hence, energy depletion is avoided) and decreases the build-up of body fat. Dr. Oz recommends food intake in two ways: having three meals and two snacks in…

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Artificial Sweeteners Trigger Diabetes (3/10/14)

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The Dr. Oz Show echoes the dangers of artificial sweeteners, the worst of which is the development of diabetes. Ach! This piece of news based on scientific research findings is a big blow to people who continue consuming the product, despite previous warnings of its dangers. Artificial sweeteners became a billion-dollar industry when they promised to deliver all that sweetness sans the calories that regular sugar offers. After their potential health risks became public (causing industry sales to dive), the industry remains profitable since manufacturers are now using different names (e.g. Neotame, Rebiana, Acesulfame Potassium and Isomalt). Dr. Elizabeth Boham…