11.13.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Flu, headache & stomach-ache red flags requiring immediate medical attention (11/13/14)

Nov 13, 2014

In an age where information on illnesses and diseases are massive and readily-available, there can be times when symptoms can be misread as something else, especially when self-diagnosing. This is why The Dr. Oz Show provided fast facts on three common maladies that can guide us in understanding our bodies and building-up the right information so as to diffuse unnecessary fears. When to worry about flu. The proliferation of harmful microorganisms and how they easily spread is a big concern especially for children. Take the case of flu-causing viruses: a simple sneeze can immediately set them on fire. You know…

11.12.14 the voice

The Voice Recap: Top 12 revealed & the thing that made Blake Shelton love Damien (11/12/14)

Nov 12, 2014

The first results show for The Voice’s live rounds this season jolted expectations set before the playoffs. Who would’ve thought that those who appeared to have the most “it” factor, as expressed by the mentors, would suffer once the public votes came in? Amidst the heartache, a glimpse of bliss came about when Blake Shelton finally got reunited with a prized possession, thanks to TSA employee Damien. Find out the details in our recap of today’s live results show. Let’s start with Blake and Damien. During auditions, Blake confided that he never got back his cherished pocket knife after the…

11.12.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: White tea, lemon & vinegar stabilize body’s sugar response for the holidays (11/12/14)

Nov 12, 2014

The holidays are always punctuated by sweet and high-fat dishes but The Dr. Oz Show has a masterplan of slowing down the damaging effects of decadent eating with the Holiday Cheat Sheet. This contains five essential strategies that prepares your body from sugar and fat invasion and guarantees that you’ll be able to maintain your weight (yep, not a single pound gained) during and after the holidays. Of the five elements of the Holiday Cheat Sheet, the presence of white tea with lemon and apple cider vinegar ensures that your body is armed against the effects of sugar invasion. Read more…

11.11.14 the voice

The Voice Recap: DaNica Shirey & Sugar Joans’ vocal gradients are super-charged! (11/11/14)

Nov 11, 2014

One thing that I can always count on The Voice is electrifying performances that just gobble me up while I get lost in the lyrics. Isn’t that what great songs are all about? Tonight, much of Team Pharrell accomplished this and I’m getting a big feeling that that this team’s the one to beat for the season. Of the five, DaNica Shirey (photo in this recap) and Sugar Joans soared as they demonstrated various elements of their vocal skills, quietly stirring the senses at the beginning, luxuriously progressing in power and ultimately steamrolling with their prolonged and impeccable notes. Tonight’s…

11.11.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Got FODMAP intolerance? Identify food culprits with 10-day Elimination Diet (11/11/14)

Nov 11, 2014

Are you still suffering from gut problems associated with gluten even after you’ve adopted a gluten-free diet? Today, The Dr. Oz Show revealed the results of a new study affirming that even the healthiest food sources can make you feel sick, tired, confused and have that non-stop gut pain. The culprit? FODMAPs. In this recap, learn more about FODMAPs, what these can do to your body and how Dr. Oz’s 10-day Elimination Diet can arrest these problems stemming from the gut. Unabsorbed and fermented sugars. FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oigosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols; the summation of these are carbohydrates of…

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11.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Water & protein bars are essential items for emergencies (11/21/14)

The Dr. Oz Show had weatherman Sam Champion sharing his tried and tested survival guide as America heads for another extreme winter season. Scientists have already observed deep columns of artic air moving into the country and the entire eastern region is expected to experience below average temperatures. In the event of snowstorms, Champion’s most useful tip is to stack up on water and protein bars. Find out more in our recap on this topic. Champion’s winter survival guide is an accumulation of his experiences of being out even during extreme weather conditions. You can say that these are practical…

11.20.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Radical & restrictive Whole30 diet devoid of cheats, grains, legumes & dairy (11/20/14)

Re-setting one’s relationship with food only takes 30 days. This was the biggest claim by Whole30 founders Dallas and Melissa Hartwig on The Dr. Oz Show when they discussed the merits of their diet program. There’s nothing scientific about 30 days but the Hartwigs believe that this period of time is a generally achievable goal for people who want to reclaim their healthy habit of food intake, fully emphasizing that this is more than just another fad diet. Whole30 is radical and restrictive as it eliminates cheat days, grains, legumes and dairy from one’s diet and replaces such with whole,…

11.19.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Reducing risk of dementia goes beyond cognitive drills, includes singing & turmeric tea (11/19/14)

The Dr. Oz Show has always been on the lookout for ways to educate the public on reducing the risks of developing critical diseases. Today, with the help of Dr. Sanjay Gupta (photo in this recap), it was established that dementia is all about the reduction in overall brain activity. This is why cognitive or mental exercises alone cannot reduce the risk; it also entails a broader set of activities that challenge the entire brain and some of these include singing, aerobic exercises and drinking turmeric tea. Find out more in our recap of this topic. Dementia was one of…

11.18.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Consumer Reports’ study affirms high arsenic content in brown rice (11/18/14)

The Dr. Oz Show raised the alarm on arsenic levels found in one of the staple foods in the world: rice. Based on the results of a study conducted by Consumer Reports, brown rice has higher arsenic content than its white counterpart and this proves to be a big concern as health experts endorse brown rice for better health. Find out more details in our recap on this topic. Major points of study. According to Urvashi Rangan (photo in this recap) from Consumer Reports, two major points can be gleaned from her organization’s study which started in 2012: one, that…