10.22.14 dr. oz

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

Oct 22, 2014

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)

Oct 21, 2014

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…

10.21.14 dr. oz

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

Oct 21, 2014

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)

Oct 20, 2014

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…

10.20.14 dr. oz

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

Oct 20, 2014

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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10.28.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Anti-aging effect of man-made HGH lacks proof, supplements are scams (10/28/14)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show clarified critical facts related to man-made human growth hormones (HGH) to warn users and potential individuals. The big question: if man-made HGH promises youth, why are some doctors and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against it?  Endocrinologist Jeffrey Mechanick’s (photo in this recap) succinct reply was that there is no available literature that supports such claim; worse, a study conducted on such was misinterpreted. As such, there is no definite proof that the benefits of HGH injections far outweigh the negative impacts and that dietary HGH supplements sold online are nothing but scams. Here’s…

10.27.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: After surviving Ebola, Dr. Rick Sacra plans to help in re-building Liberia (10/27/14)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, hopes were very high with the appearance of Ebola survivor Dr. Rick Sacra (photo in this recap). Dr. Sacra is an American medical missionary in Liberia who victoriously overcame the virus and is now Ebola-free. Amidst his most harrowing experience in his life, the good doctor (together with his wife) expressed immense gratitude at the level of health service he received in a Nebraska medical facility. Dr. Sacra also has big plans of returning back to Liberia to help rebuild the country that has been his home for the past 15 years. The anxiety…

10.24.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: The Skinny Gut Diet promotes bacterial balance, permanent weight loss (10/24/14)

The Dr. Oz Show provided an insight on why weight loss just seems so impossible especially to those who constantly exercise and reduce food intake. As it turns out, weight that keeps creeping back even after the unwanted pounds have been shed off is due to bad bacteria, specifically fat bacteria, which overwhelms the population of good bacteria found in the intestines. Here’s our recap on this topic. Permanent weight loss happens in the kitchen. If fat bacteria in the intestines are the culprit behind the piling of pounds in our bodies, it follows that the process of taking these…

10.23.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Study confirms properly stored food is safe & good even after expiration date (10/23/14)

The Dr. Oz Show featured a new study which confirms with finality that properly stored food are still safe to eat and do not cause food-borne illnesses even past the expiration dates indicated in labels. According to ABC journalist Jeff Rosen who covered the joint NRDC-Harvard study, the dates stamped in labels are largely manufacturers’ codes which consumers can easily decode. Also in the recap are Dr. Andrew Weil’s natural remedies to common medical conditions, inclusive of indigestion, oily skin, insomnia and gout. Decoding dates on labels. Expiration dates are currently forcing Americans to throw away about 160 billion pounds…