8.18.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Weight-Loss Plans From The Experts, Part 2 (8/18/14)

Aug 18, 2014

Last week, we set out to underscore the various weight-loss plans recommended by health experts as featured in The Dr. Oz Show in this year. We continue highlighting the diet programs in Part 2 of this series.  If you missed Part 1 of this review, please click on this link. May Diet. Dr. Oz initially designed this program for people who wanted to shed off weight and fit in their old swimsuits in time for the summer. With strict compliance to the guidelines he created, the plan promised a 10-pound weight loss in just 4 weeks. The first rule deals…

8.18.14 dr. phil

Dr. Phil Review: The Age Gap Issue In A Relationship (8/18/14)

Aug 18, 2014

It’s not uncommon to hear and see people agree that when it comes to love, age really is no issue. However, there are extreme cases and one of them was featured by Dr. Phil back in December. The case concerns a relationship with a 26-year age gap between 50-year old Dean and 24-year old Ashley (her photo in this recap). The two have been together for almost four years but most was highlighted by altercations and physical abuse. This, despite sharing a child who practically experienced neglect as the couple were too immersed in their own issues. A Relationship of…

8.18.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Summer-Inspired Salads, Part 3 (8/18/14)

Aug 18, 2014

Last week, we started a review of summer-inspired salads that Rachael Ray featured in the show.  Summer may be at its tail-end but it’s never to late to capture its essence with the salads that this season inspires. The recipes are created by Rachael and her friends in the culinary world. We resume our review of these fantastic dishes which I have personally tried with guaranteed success; Part 3 of this series is detailed below. If you missed our previous salad posts, please click on the following links: Part 1 and Part 2. Grilled Blackened Chicken Breast Salad. Chef Ryan…

8.18.14 the chew

The Chew Review: Curtis Stone’s Signature Dishes (8/18/14)

Aug 18, 2014

Renowned chef Curtis Stone (left, in photo of this recap) is no stranger to The Chew, having appeared as guest co-host multiple times in the most recent season. In those instances, the Australian culinary expert whipped up mouth-watering dishes worthy of an appearance in American homes. Here’s a review of interesting facts related to “The Quiet Terminator” (a moniker he earned during his stint in The Celebrity Apprentice). First L.A. Restaurant. Over the years, Curtis became a household name with his various appearances in television shows but his restaurant venture is a recent development. Maude, named after his grandmother and…

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Dateline NBC Recap: Why Hero Iowa Mom Was Charged W/ Murder (8/15/14)

Aug 15, 2014

Almost thirteen years ago, the town of Early, Iowa woke up to news of a brutal crime scene committed in the home of Tracey and Michael Roberts. Dateline NBC retraces the crime and how the investigation progressed which ended up in Tracey (photo in this recap) being charged for the murder of his neighbor, 20-year old Dustin Wehde. The man was the very same person Tracy identified as one of the perpetrators of the home invasion. Here are the highlights on how the mother of 3 became a hero to a murderer as deemed by authorities. Hero Story. Tracey’s version…

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8.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 3 (8/21/14)

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues today. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz show where each of the items listed below address specific health issues. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed the first two parts of this series, please click on the following links: Part 1 and Part 2. Gout. The common culprits behind this type of arthritis are food and drinks rich in protein and sugar. Moreover, women are as prone to gout as much…

8.21.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Culinary Experts’ Sumptuous Side Dishes, Part 1 (8/21/14)

A meal always has a star ingredient but it never ever goes out with a bang without a little help from the side dishes’ corner. Rachael Ray and some of the biggest names in the culinary world created their personalized versions of side dishes that can make your grills, roasts, bakes, barbecues and fries into stellar creations. Here’s Part 1 of our review; the complete recipes are available in Rachael Ray’s official website. Chili-spiced Corn on the Cob. Top Chef alumni Richard Blais makes corn on the cob dazzle with this recipe. The corn pieces are coated with a crème…

8.21.4 the chew

The Chew Review: Daphne Oz’s Healthy Culinary Venture (8/21/14)

The Chew’s Daphne Oz is credited for dishing out healthy versions of daily eats. Her dishes may not be gourmet in nature (as opposed to those prepared by Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall) but they strike me as comfort food nonetheless. Daphne also provides concoctions that address several remedies, just like her father, Dr. Mehmet Oz, does in his show. Below are some of my favorites as presented by Daphne herself. Immune-boosting Spicy Noodle Soup.  Daphne considers this dish as her natural quick fix for congested nose. I’ve tried this version and boy, did it accomplish its mission….

8.20.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 2 (8/20/14)

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues today. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz Show where each of the items listed below address specific health issues. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed yesterday’s post, please click on this link. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Did you know that stress is one of the factors that causes IBS? Women are likely to suffer more from IBS than men. Stress forces the brain to release too many signals to the…