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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Quiz 12/31/11: Diuretics

A guest on The Dr. Oz Show last week recommended a B Vitamin as a diuretic. Which B vitamin was recommended?

A. B2
B. B6
C. B12
D. Niacin

Friday, December 30, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 12/30/11 Repeat: Top 100 Foods for the Grocery Cart,Top Foods to fight Cholesterol, Wise Junk Food, Do Taste Buds Make You Fat?, Mushroom Lasagne

As we prepare for 2012 many people are looking to make improvements in their life and in the kitchen. Today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show is a repeat of a wildly popular show with Dr. Oz's top 100 items he wants in everyone's grocery cart. Perhaps this can provide the tools for your new year's goals and help make your menu planning and shopping experience more organized and successful!



The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: September 23, 2011
The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Grocery Cart 
  • Time and money saving grocery items
  • Top foods to modulate cholesterol
  • Wise junk food options
  • Are your taste buds making you fat?
  • No-boil mushroom lasagne!
 We are a time strapped country! The real life family of today is so busy getting everyone where they need during the day causing meals to be put low on the list and, often low on the nutrition scale. How do you shop smart and eat smart while on the go and that pleases all the requests of the family? Solve the biggest dilemmas buying and preparing healthy foods!


Click here to read the original post from September 23, 2011.

Photo credit: Nutdanai Apikhomboonwaroot

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Review of the Cholocate-Banana Wontons featured on The Dr. Oz Show!

On the November 7, 2011 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Lose 40 Pounds By Spring, Lis Josefsberg, leader with Weight Watchers, joined Dr. Oz to inspire viewers to take the first step toward better health through weight loss and shared three recipes for desserts that won't leave your goals in the dust.

Here's my review of the Chocolate-Banana Wonton's featured on the show!

Watching Dr Oz 12/29/11 Repeat: Is HGH the Fountain of Youth or Russian Roulette?, Increase HGH Naturally, Mucus: Up Close, Break the Bad Food Habit

January is the time of year when people start to look at lose-weight-quick products. Dr. Oz discusses one of those today - HGH.
 
The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: October 13, 2011
The Controversial Shot: Could HGH Be the Fountain of Youth?

  • The controversy surrounding HGH
  • How to raise your HGH naturally
  • What color is your mucus and what color should it be?
  • Funny health violations solved

Is HGH a miracle cure for aging? Is this the silver bullet? Human Growth Hormone, HGH, is touted with helping people, women in particular, look and feel younger and to lose weight.

Women are getting HGH from their doctors, from personal trainers, traveling to foreign countries, and spending hundreds of dollars on the internet. But it HGH safe? Is it being used properly?

Click here to read the full post from October 13, 2011.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/28/11 Repeat: Tony Horton's 10-Minute Miracle Workout, Kidney Health, One-Minute Health Tests, Healthier Version of Fast Foods

Today's episode is a repeat from October featuring a custom-designed 10-minute workout from Tony Horton - just in case you had too much egg nog this past week!
The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: October 31, 2011
Tony Horton's 10-Minute Miracle Workout

  • Change your health in 10-minutes a day with Tony Horton
  • Is that bloating normal or a sign of disease?
  • Check your health with one-minute health tests
  • Make a healthier version of fast foods at home

Dr Oz and his wife were skeptical but bought the P90X videos by Tony Horton and the program worked for them so Tony was invited to be a guest on the show and share his new 10-Minute Miracle Workout specifically for viewers of The Dr. Oz Show.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Watching Dr Oz: 12/27/11 Repeat: Recharge in 5 Days, Beat Exhaustion, Super Seed for Super Health, Salads for Heart Health

Today's Dr. Oz Show is a repeat from October 12, 2011 on recharging - just what we all needed after the holidays! Enjoy!
 
The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: October 12, 2011
The Dr. Oz Super Power Hour: Recharge Your Body 5 Ways in 5 Days

  • 5 biggest complaints and 5 ways to help: senses, skin, libido, mobility and memory
  • Keep exhaustion at bay
  • Super food for super health
  • Salad foods for heart health

Do you feel like you're losing it? Your zest for life? Libido? Memory? Mind?

Are you ready to recharge? [Who isn't?] Discover five ways to help recharge your body in only five days.
 
 

Monday, December 26, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 12/26/11 Repeat: Blast Belly Fat, Uterine Fibroids, International Beauty Secrets

Today's The Dr. Oz Show is a repeat with this season's premiere episode from September 12, 2011.

The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: September 12, 2011 (Season 3 Premiere)
5 Steps to Blast Your 4-Plus Belly Fat
  • 5 ways to burn the belly fat
  • Breakthrough belly blasters
  • What your doctor won't tell you about uterine fibroids
  • International beauty secrets
  • Dance your way to health

Every member of the today's audience wore a blue sports bras and black spandex shorts or pants! [Each and every woman in that audience is hands-down braver than me. At the beginning of the show I said to myself that it would take serious cash, I'm talking bajillions of green backs, to get me to wear that outfit on national television. More power to ya women!]

Click here to read the full post from September, 12, 2011.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas from WatchingDrOz

May this year be filled with joy and time to time honor yourself!
May your holidays be filled with love!
Thank you for reading WatchingDrOz.com.
I am grateful for this opportunity to share
information on improving health.


Photo credit: suphakit73

Blog Quiz 12/24/11 Protein

One treatment for adrenal fatigue, according to Dr. Oz, is eating a certain amount of protein each day. How much protein did he recommend last week to support the adrenal glands?

A. 50 grams of protein
B. 60 grams of protein
C. 70 grams of protein
D. 80 grams of protein

Friday, December 23, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 12/23/11 Repeat: Extreme Obesity, Addicted to Lip Balm, Lighten Your Purse, Purse Essentials

Today's episode is a repeat episode from September.

The Dr. Oz Show
Original Air date: September 22, 2011

The Woman Who Doesn't Want Dr. Oz's Help

  • When weight becomes attraction
  • Addicted to lip balm?
  • Lighten your purse to save your back
  • What you really need in your purse
Over 720lb and gaining with an ultimate goal of weighing over 1,800lb her quest is to break the world record of being fattest woman in the world.

Dr. Oz is on a mission to get Suzanne to understand that what she is doing, deliberately gaining weight, is putting her life at risk. He's on a mission to get her to change and lose the weight so that she doesn't lose her life.

Click here to read the original post from September 22, 2011.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/22/11: Dangers of Mixing Medications, Do Your Bones Make You Fat?, Under Water Miracles, Healthy Hotcakes

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 22, 2011
Deadly Drug Interactions: Are Your Meds Putting You at Risk?

  • Three mistakes people make at the pharmacy
  • Can a hormone sent from the bones be contributing to weight gain?
  • Seaweed: the ultimate longevity food
  • Healthier pancakes from a top chef

Can mixing your medications kill you? 1.3 million people are at risk of death by mixing medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed. What is meant to treat an illness is killing more people each year in the U.S. than traffic accidents. The more medications you take, the greater your risk of harm.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/21/11: Exhaustion, Clear the Home Clutter for Weight Loss, Alton Brown and Weight Loss, Low Calorie Chocolate Pie

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 21, 2011
The Secret Reasons You're Exhausted

  • Dr. Oz reveals the four secret reasons why you're exhausted
  • Three rooms in your house that may be making you gain weight
  • Alton Brown's list of superfoods for weight loss
  • A protein packed chocolate pie from Alton Brown

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Dr. Oz puts 24 women in a 24-hour exhaustion study to determine the cause of their lack of sleep and find out what is zapping their energy.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/20/11: Drinking Water Safety, The Hormone Causing Your Weight Gain, Prevent Holiday (and Anytime) Overeating, Perfect Holiday Drink

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 20, 2011
How Safe is Your Drinking Water?

  • Lisa Jackson shares how to determine to safety of your drinking water
  • Dr. Oz talks about fluoride in water
  • Could a hormone be responsible for your weight gain?
  • Radio host Elvis Duran talks about blood pressure and preventing holiday overeating

Lisa Jackson, head of the EPA, joins Dr. Oz today to discuss the safety of our water, threats to water, and how you can check your water.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/19/11: Hottest Holiday Gift Give-A-Way, Avoid Holiday Bloating and Gas, Santa Taste-Tests Healthy Cocktails, Healthy Holiday Cookie Contest

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 19, 2011
12 Days of Christmas Hottest Holiday Gifts

  • A holiday extravaganza: Dr. Oz gives away 12 gifts to support your health
  • Slow down at the table with three tips to avoid gas and bloating at the holiday meal
  • Drink yourself skinny with healthy holiday cocktails

Dr. Oz has put together a super-spectacular-gift-give-a-way on today's The Dr. Oz Show. Audience members received each of the 11 gifts listed below. Aren't there 12 days of Christmas? Yes, yes there is. The 12th gift is a chance to visit The Dr. Oz Show and have lunch with Dr. Oz. Read on for more details.

Dr. Oz also gave away thousands of gifts on his website today. The last hour to try to win a gift passed just after the show aired in my time zone. It took me six minutes to log on and by the time I got through, all the prizes had been given away and I even started to log on before the designated top of the hour. So, alas, all the give-a-ways have already been given away! But enjoy the information and perhaps you'll get an idea for a last minute gift or something to buy yourself that you'll really like after you exchange the items you received those gifts that you really don't like!

[I don't often break out in song but I got in the spirit here today! Happy Holidays!]

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Caffeine Quiz 12/18/11

Caffeine amounts in beverages were discussed on The Dr. Oz Show during the week December 5 – 9, 2011. Which drink contains the highest amount of caffeine, according to Dr. Oz?

A. Coffee
B. Tea
C. Energy drink
D. Espresso

Watching Dr Oz 12/16/11: Suzanne Somers, Battle Sinusitis, Fast Fixes for Infections, Cooking for Immunity

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 16, 2011
Suzanne Somers: The Revolutionary Surgery to Rebuild Her Breasts

  • Suzanne Somers road to surviving breast cancer and ground breaking breast reconstruction
  • Sinus infection warning signs and new and old remedies
  • Home remedies for common infections
  • Home cooking for immune support

Suzanne Somers tells her story of triumph over breast cancer and her international journey to find a unconventional treatment to rebuild her breast with her own stem cells and body fat.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/15/11: The Power of Prevention – Flu, Heart Attack, Food Poisoning; Supplements for Holiday Stress, 30-Second Tips to Unclog Arteries, Mediterranean Superfoods

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 15, 2011
Prevention Power Hour

  • Tips to help manage top holiday health hazards
  • Manage holiday stress with these supplements
  • Support arteries with 30-second tips
  • Mediterranean superfoods for the diseases people fear most

The holiday season is filled with family, food, parties, and presents and all that hustle and bustle to get it all done causes stress, stress, stress. High stress, financial stress, cold temperatures, and gather with people who present challenges combine to contribute to increased health risks. Today, Dr. Oz takes viewers through the biggest stressors, common ills and most feared diseases that often rear their ugly heads just when we need them the least – the holiday season.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/14/11 Repeat: Pee and Poop, Baggy Eyes, Beauty Secrets, Memory Boosts

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: September 15, 2011
Are Your Pee and Poop Normal?
  • Is the key to disease in the toilet?
  • What could be causing those bags under your eyes?
  • Beauty secrets to help your face look younger
  • Foods to boost your memory

Dr. Oz's all time favorite things are the topics for today's show: pee and poop. Learn how to take advantage of a life-saving daily exam. By examining your pee and poop you could potentially find indicators of health concerns like kidney disease, diabetes, Crone’s disease.

Click here to read the full post from September 15, 2011.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/13/11: Jane Fonda Talks Aging, Adrenal Fatigue, Best Anti-Aging Breakthroughs of 2011, Best Superfoods of 2011

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 13, 2011
Jane Fonda's Longevity Revolution

  • Jane Fonda shares her biggest life lessons and how she stays young at any age
  • Are you looking for Jane Fonda-like energy? Look to your adrenal gland for help
  • Four anti-aging breakthroughs for 2011
  • 2011 Superfoods

Actor, political activist and wellness champion, Jane Fonda talks about her life and how she stays young.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/12/11: Rachael Ray Saves Holiday Dinner!, Step Three in Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation, Salt Therapy, Brown Seaweed

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 12, 2011
Rachael Ray Solves Viewers' Biggest Holiday Disasters

-  Rachael Ray saves the day!
- Step three in Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation is to gather your family health history
- Secrets from the ocean: salt therapy and brown seaweed
There's a problem that Dr. Oz can't help you with. And that's holiday cooking. Instead, Dr. Oz invited Rachael Ray to the show to fix your cooking disasters. She's going to make a healthy and unforgettable holiday meal the whole family will love.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Cortisol Quiz 12/10/11

For the week November 28 – December 2, 2011, Dr. Oz talked about a specific nutrient to reduce cortisol levels in the body. Which nutrient did he recommend?

A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin B
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin D

Friday, December 9, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 12/9/11: Steve Harvey, Lies Women Tell Each Other, Reduce Diverticulitis Risks, Frozen Foods for Weight Loss, Food Expiration Guide

 The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 9, 2011

  • Steve Harvey shares what goes on in the male mind
  • Dr. Oz talks about the risks of diverticulitis
  • Which frozen foods can help with weight loss?
  • Keep the Ultimate Food Expiration Guide handy and clean out your kitchen

The man in your life may not want you to see this episode. Dr. Oz thinks his male friends may even think him a traitor for talking about the subject of the male brain. Other doctors may not even want to talk about this side of the male-female relationship so Dr. Oz is going out of his profession to talk about the male mind with comedian Steve Harvey.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 12/8/11 Repeat: 5 Fast Moving Cancers and the 5 Biggest Solutions

Today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show is a repeat that originally aired on September 20, 2011.

5 Fast Moving Cancers and 5 Biggest Solutions

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Skin cancer
Dr. Oz says this is the most important show about cancer he will ever do. Cancers move throughout the body at varying rates. Slow moving cancers can typically be found before they migrate through the body. Fast moving cancers, however, move so quickly through the body that, often, by the time warning signs are noticed and discussed with a doctor it has already move throughout the body decreasing survival rates.
 

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/7/11: Oprah Winfrey, 28-Day Fresh Start Plan, Heart Healthy Foods, Lose 10% of Your Body Weight, Drink Tea for Health

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 7, 2011
Oprah Winfrey on personal reinvention and her OWN show “Oprah's Next Chapter”

  • Oprah visits The Dr. Oz Show!
  • Dr. Oz's is on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine, with Oprah of course!
  • Heart healthy foods
  • Lose 10% of your body weight
  • Tea to Prevent Disease

For the first time ever, Oprah is a guest on The Dr. Oz Show. What is Oprah doing now? How did she feel about ending The Oprah Show? And what is in store for Oprah now?

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/6/11: Miracle Energy Drink or Scam? Winterize Your Skin, Bizarre Foods with Health Benefits, Flat-Belly Foods

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 6, 2011
Dr. Oz Miracle Energy Drinks: Do They Really Work?

  • The truth about" miracle" energy drinks
  • Oz-approved energy drink alternatives
  • Support your skin during the winter
  • Bizarre foods to support health
  • Flat-belly foods

One of the fastest growing drink segments in America: energy drinks. They have been marketed to teens for all-night energy, to boost brain power and reverse fatigue. Now, the marketers are turning their sights on moms-on-the-go in need of a quick energy boost. Do energy drinks provide what they claim? Or is this a $9 billion industry trying to make more money? Find out what Dr. Oz thinks about energy drinks.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/5/11: Emeril Lagasse Talks Health, Gadgets and Food; Feet Warning Signs, Natural Anti-Depressants, Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 5, 2011
Emeril Lagasse's Must-Have Items to Revolutionize Your Health


- Chef Emeril shares his secrets and his Healthy Shrimp Pasta
- What your feet can tell you about your health
- Can natural anti-depressants work?
- Feeling SAD? Dr. Oz give recommendations to support Seasonal Affective Disorder

Dr. Oz's personal hero, Chef Emeril Lagasse is a guest on The Dr. Oz Show. See another side of Emeril from financial troubles to depression to rock-star chef, BAM! Today, Emeril is revolutionizing his health and sharing his experience.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Beer Quiz 12/4/11

During the week of November 21 – 25 Dr. Oz recommended a specific type of beer to reduce beer gut. Which beer did Dr. Oz recommend?

A. Light beer
B. Dark beer
C. European beer
D. Reduced calorie beer

Friday, December 2, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/2/11: No-Fear Zone, How Pets Support Our Health, 10 Beauty Answers, Pastor Rick Warren's Weight Loss Plan, Jazzy Chicken

The Dr. Oz Show
Air Date: December 2, 2011
The No-Fear Zone

  • No question is too embarrassing for Dr. Oz
  • Betty White learns how pets support our health
  • Dr. Oz answers 10 beauty questions
  • Pastor Rick Warren shares his Daniel Plan for weight loss
  • The signature dish of a New Orleans school: Jazzy Chicken


It's Dr. Oz favorite kind of show: ask any question. He says there is no question too ridiculous, too absurd, or too embarrassing. It's the no-fear health question zone.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 12/1/11: Update on Arsenic in Apple Juice, 11 Year Old Food Hoarder, Fast Bone and Skin Care

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: December 1, 2011
Breaking News: Arsenic in Apple Juice Update

  • Consumer Reports releases findings on arsenic levels in apple juice
  • FDA releases new arsenic investigation data
  • Nestle threatens Dr. Oz with a lawsuit
  • An 11-year-old food hoarder weighs 200 pounds
  • $500 Health Drop: supplements for quick fixes?

Here it is! The follow up show to Dr. Oz's controversial episode on arsenic in apple juice that aired on September 14, 2011. [Read my follow up post from September 15, 2011 with the FDA's response to the issue.]

Consumer Reports magazine began conducting its own study of apple and grape juice looking at both arsenic and lead levels. Their results were recently released. The FDA has also recently stated that it is going to take another look at arsenic levels in apple and determine if a standard should be set.

Find out what Consumer Reports, the Juice Products Association, FDA and Nestle have to say about these recent findings.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/30/11 Repeat: Paula Deen's Cooking Makeover, Fingernail 9-1-1, Skin Health

The Dr. Oz Show
Original Air date: 10/11/11
Dr. Oz Takes On the Queen of Southern Cooking, Paula Deen, and Paula's Shocking Health Confession

  • Dr. Oz's challenge for Paula
  • Paula's challenge for Dr. Oz
  • Paula's cooking with half the calories and half the fat
  • What your fingernails are telling you about health
  • Super foods for healthy skin

One of the nation's most popular cooking stars and the most requested celebrity to be a guest on The Dr. Oz Show is visiting with Dr. Oz and taking on his challenge. Dr. Oz's challenge to Paula Deen: cook your favorite meals with half the calories.


Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/29/11: America's Hunger Crisis – The Frightening Reality and How You Can Help Today

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 29, 2011
The New Face of Hunger in America

  • 20 cities with the hungriest kids
  • Health impacts of hunger
  • Helping is easier than you think

It's the happiest city on Earth, right? Orlando, Florida, home to Disney World is also filled with families barely making ends meet. Learn more about the new fact of hunger in America, the face of children going without food in one of the world's richest country, and learn what you can do to help.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/28/11: Fit yet Fat? Dr. Oz Weight Loss Information Challenged, Skinny Yet Obese?, Acupuncture Face-Lift, Hill Harper's Health and Wealth, Brain Power Boosters

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 28, 2011
The Dr. Who Believes Everything Dr. Oz Says About Weight Loss is Wrong

  • Is dieting and exercise harmful to your health?
  • Three ways to determine if your skinny yet obese
  • Hill Harper shares three steps to health and wealth
  • Acupuncture as an alternative to surgery
  • Game Show Time! Healthy, Wealthy and Wise


Physiologist Glenn Gaesser thinks that being over weight has no harmful effects on the heart or over-all health. What if everything Dr. Oz says about weight loss is wrong? Dr. Gaesser visits Dr. Oz to discuss his beliefs. Find out what he thinks about diet and exercise.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Heartburn Quiz 11/26/11

During the week of November 14 – 18, 2011, which foods did Dr. Oz recommend avoiding to reduce the occurrence of heartburn?

A. Chocolate
B. Alcohol
C. Mints
D. Cinnamon

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Saturday Quiz Delayed. See This Week's Quiz on Sunday 11/27! There is still time to vote!

Due to holiday festivities and time constraints, this week's Saturday Quiz will be posted tomorrow, on Sunday 11/27. There is still time to place your votes! The Watching Dr Oz quiz poll is still open!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful and family-filled holiday weekend. See you Sunday!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/25/11 Repeat: What Men Don't Want Women to Know, Male Menopause, Beer Belly Busters, Gadgets For Portion Control

Today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show is a repeat that originally aired on 10/25/11.
The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 25, 2011

5 Things Men Don't Want You to Know

  • Men reveal their biggest secrets
  • Male menopause
  • Get rid of belly fat
  • Slim down one jean size with portion control kitchen gadgets

****** SPOILER ALERT ******

Sensitive topics are discussed on this show! Some segments of this episode and this blog are not appropriate for children.

****** SPOILER ALERT ******

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 11/24/11 is a repeat episode: Controversial Healer, 700 Pound Woman Returns, Cocoa Power!, Samba Your Way to Health

Watching Dr. Oz 11/24/11: Today's Dr. Oz Show is a repeat originally aired on 10/20/11.

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 20, 2011
The Controversial Healer

  • Controversial Healer
  • The 700 Pound Woman Returns
  • The power of cocoa
  • Dancing With The Stars shows Dr. Oz how to Samba

Does he have the power to heal with just one glace? Dr. Mosaraf Ali, in his first American TV interview, combines conventional medicine and alternative therapies to bring wellness to some of the world's biggest celebrities and wealthiest people.

Can he heal with one look?


Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Watching Dr Oz!

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words,
but to live by them. 
~John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Watching Dr Oz wishes you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!
May your heart be filled with love, your mind filled with joy and
your plate filled with deliciousness!

Thank you for making Watching Dr Oz a success!


Photo credit: David Castillo Dominici

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/23/11: Healthcare Crisis in America, Ovarian Cancer, Brain Aneurysm, Easy Tips For Weight Loss Success

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 23, 2011
The Largest Free Health Clinic In The Country

  • Healing the uninsured, America's health crisis
  • Ovarian cancer one-sheet to determine risk level
  • Brain aneurysm episode saves a viewers life
  • Angela's shares how she lost 125 pounds

Dr. Oz shares with viewers his most fulfilling day as doctor this year. He participated at the largest free health clinic event this year because of his biggest frustration: millions of people without health insurance and in desperate need of health care. People began lining up before dawn and by sunrise over 4,000 were waiting to see a doctor, for many the first time they had seen a doctor or a dentist in years.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/22/11: Cancer Causing Fat, Palm Reading for Health, A Better Source of Omega-3, Cholesterol Fighting Fruits

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 22, 2011
Is Your Fat Causing Cancer

  • Medical Alert: Is your fat causing cancer?
  • Can reading your palm tell you about your health?
  • Is there a new source of omega-3
  • Lower cholesterol with citrus fruit

Every cancer Dr. Oz will discuss today is linked to body fat. The information shocked even Dr. Oz. He has always known that fat increases your risk for disease such as stroke and heart disease. Today, Dr. Oz says he will preform an autopsy to show how deadly extra fat can be. His message is to lose the fat or you may lose your life.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/21/11: Nurses Share Lifesaving Secrets, Blood Pressure, “Animal” Skin Problems,

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 11/21/11
Nurses' Secrets That Can Save Your Life

  • Five biggest health secrets according to nurses
  • Nurses secret at-home remedies
  • Blood pressure
  • “Animal” Skin Problems

Doctors have all the answers, right? Nurses may know more, according to Dr. Oz. Nurses from Dr. Oz's own hospital, New York Presbyterian which employs 4,600 nurses, may know more than doctors. Five nurses from Dr. Oz's hospital are guests on the show today to share their biggest health secrets.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Blog Quiz 11/19/11 Mood-Boosting Techniques

What technique was not discussed on The Dr. Oz Show during the week of November 7 – 11 to support mood-boosting?

A. Fish oil
B. Massage
C. Vitamin D
D. Yoga

Friday, November 18, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/18/11: 400th Episode, Biggest Weight Loss Success Stories, Double Make-Over, Low-Salt to Lower Blood Pressure

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 18, 2011
400th Episode! Biggest Weight Loss Success Stories

  • Biggest Weight Loss Success Stories
  • Tips from Dr. Oz success stories
  • Double make-over for a mother-daughter weight loss team
  • Food make over for better blood pressure

Over the course of 399 shows, Dr. Oz has given viewers information, support and the tools to make lasting changes in their lives. On this the 400th episode Dr. Oz has invited some of greatest weight loss success stories inspired by The Dr. Oz Show. Today, these men and women share their stories and their secret to losing the weight and keeping it off.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/17/11: Joel Osteen and the Power of Prayer, Heartburn Secrets, Calorie Cutting Gadgets, Five Minute Dessert

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 17, 2011
Joel Osteen: Does Prayer Have the Power to Heal

  • Pastor Joel Osteen talks about the power of prayer
  • Amazing stories of the power of prayer
  • Secrets to prevent heartburn
  • Cutting edge calorie cutters
  • Duff Goldman from The Food Network whips up a five minute dessert!

Televangelist Joel Osteen, Pastor with the Lakewood Church visits The Dr. Oz Show to talk about the power of prayer. Dr. Oz wants to know where does medicine end and faith begin and says this show may change the way you think about healing.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/16/11: Magnetic Therapy for Chronic Pain, Drew Manning, Healthy Mexican Cooking Challenge

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November16, 2011
The Revolutionary Cure for Pain

  • Magnetic therapy for all types of chronic pain
  • Drew Manning's 6 month journey to obesity to prove a point
  • Dr. Oz shares health Mexican food recipes

Dr. Oz opened the show saying he's more excited over the topic on today's show than any other show he's done this season. He wants to share a new therapy that he is calling a cure for chronic pain of all types.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/15/11: Sex Slaves in America, Warning Signs in Your Mouth, Mushrooms for Health, Heart Healthy Foods

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 15, 2011
America's Sex Trafficking Secret

  • Sex trafficking in the United States
  • What the F.B.I. wants you to know to keep your children safe
  • Three things your mouth may be telling you
  • Lose weigh, support the heart and reduce cancer risks with Mushrooms
  • Best foods for heart health

Dr. Oz calls it a national health scandal: human sex trafficking. It's happening not only in international cities but it's also happening right here in the United States, in our towns, in the mall and online. Find out how this is happening and what you can do to prevent your children from falling victim to these sexual predators.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/14/11: Body Image Bullies, Tyra Banks Shares Bullying Experience, 28-Day Plan to Beat Carbohydrate Addiction, No More Female Mustache, Embarrassing Skin Problems

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 14, 2011
Dr. Oz: Supermodel Tyra Banks Takes on Body Image Bullies

  • Tyra Banks shares her experience with bullying
  • Body image bullyies
  • 28-Day Plan to Kick Carbohydrate Addiction
  • Get rid of unwanted facial hair
  • Learn ways to get rid of embarrassing skin problems with a game of Jeopardy!

Today Dr. Oz takes on the topic of body image bullies. They could be classmates, friends, co-workers and even your spouse. Tyra Banks shares her experiences of bullying from her grammar school days and even as an adult in the modeling industry. She has taken on the critics and become a role model for women who embrace their shape and their body no matter what anyone has to say.

Find out what she has to say to bullies and learn what you can do to prevent and stop bullying.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Anti-Aging Quiz 11/12/11

For the week of October 31 – November 4, 2011, according to Dr. Oz, what is the most important factor to feeling and looking younger?

A. Exercise
B. Reducing stress
C. Sleep
D. Eating more greens

Friday, November 11, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/11/11: Buddy Plan for Weight Loss, Meal Plan Subtract One, New Multivitamin Recommendations, Anti-Aging Smoothies, Anti-Aging Gadgets

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 11, 2011
A Dr. oz Event: The Buddy Plan for Weight Loss

  • Questions to ask when choosing a buddy
  • Five part agreement to make to your buddy
  • Weight Watchers: meal plan subtract one
  • Dr. Oz gives new recommendations for multivitamins
  • Anti-aging smoothies
  • Look younger with these anti-aging gadgets

Dr. Oz shares the best kept secret to losing more weight in less time. He says when you go it alone there is no one there to understand, to provide support. The secret: You'll lose weight faster and keep it off with a buddy. Dr. Oz is encouraging women across the country to find a buddy, make a team, and work together to lose weight. If you don't have a person to turn to, DoctorOz.com can help match you with someone who is also working toward their weight loss goal.

***This eposide post is complete! The puppers are being poopers and still try to wrestle with stitches! It's a challenge to get 2 active dogs to take it slow for a week. I thought it was hard to for me to do that but the pups are harder to convince. ***

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/10/11: Health Myths Busted, Miracle Berry Turns Sour to Sweet, Natural Pain Relievers

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 10, 2011
Health Myths Busted

  • Dr. Oz busts 10 widely held health myths
  • The Miracle Berry that turns sour to sweet
  • Pain relievers for common complaints

Could the tips your mom told you be wrong? Dr. Oz puts science against popular health myths that you may have heard from your mother.

Have you done the 48-Hour Cleanse?

Last month, Dr. Oz shared his 48-Hour Cleanse and that post has maintained steady popularity on WatchingDrOz. I reposted the link on Facebook last Thursday in case people were interested in planning for a weekend cleanse.

With the post's great popularity, who has tried Dr. Oz's 48-Hour cleanse?

Was it easy or hard?

Did you feel hungry or satisfied?

On Monday did you feel refreshed and energized?

Share your experience! We would love to hear about it!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/9/11: Dr. Weil's Depression, 4-Week Plan to Happiness, Eliminate Back Fat, Strengthen Nails, Reduce Cellulite, Feel Thinner by Bedtime, Natural Alternatives to Sugar

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 9, 2011
The Ultimate Happiness Plan

  • Dr. Weil shares his struggle with depression
  • Dr. Weil's 4-week plan to happiness
  • Get rid of your back fat fast
  • What foods to eat to strengthen nails, reduce cellulite and feel thinner by bed
  • Natural alternatives to sugar

Holistic health pioneer, Andrew Weil, MD, has an inspiring view of the world that in turn has inspired people throughout the world. But many have never heard that Dr. Weil has struggled with depression for most of his life. Today, he wants to share his 4-Week Plan to Happiness.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/8/11: Designer and Deadly Drug: Dragonfly, Heart Healthy Supplements and Foods, Eat Your Daily Dose of Vitamin K

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 8, 2011
Dragonfly: The Deadly New Legal Drug

  • What is dragonfly?
  • Dragonfly: What parents and relatives should know
  • Supplements to slow aging of the heart
  • Heart-healthy fast-food alternatives
  • Food sources of Vitamin K

Dr. Oz wants to send America an urgent wake-up call about a new designer drug that is completely legal and deadly. It is easily accessible and inexpensive. Earlier this year Dr. Oz talked about bath salts being used as designer drugs with deadly effects. The new designer drug on the loose is called bromo-dragonfly.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/7/11: Lose 40 Pounds By Spring, Healthy Desserts, Ulcer: What to Avoid, The Right Hair Color, Indian Hair Secrets

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 7, 2011
Lose 40 Pounds By Spring

  • Solutions to your 4 weight loss hurdles
  • Three desserts you can eat every night
  • That burning pain could be an ulcer
  • Take decades off your look with the right hair color
  • The Indian secret to shiny, healthy hair

Dr. Oz has four secrets to help you overcome the over 40 weight loss plateau.

Does this sound familiar: you work out and eat right but the scale stays the same and there's no change in the mirror either.

What would it mean to lose 40 pounds in a few short months? Find out by joining Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation to get the weight off. Dr. Oz commits to his viewers that if they follow the Transformation Nation challenge they will lose 40 pounds by spring.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Vegetable Color Quiz 11/5/11

During the week of October 24 – 28, 2011 what color fruits and vegetables did Dr. Oz recommend to help reduce the risk of a stroke?

A. Red
B. White
C. Blue
D. Green

Friday, November 4, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/4/11: Oz-Approved Products: Alternative Health Treatments, Cheat Foods, Home Remedies, Weight Loss Superfood, Beauty Products

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 4, 2011
Oz-Approved: Health, Diet and Beauty Essentials

  • Which alternative health treatments does Dr. Oz believe work?
  • Dr. Oz recommended cheat foods
  • Home remedies Dr. Oz approves
  • The newest weight loss superfood
  • Address beauty concerns

For the first time ever, Dr. Oz has given his personal seal of approval to specific products and specific treatments. Every product on this show, Dr. Oz has used himself and has found benefit. These are the supplements, therapies, treatments and lifestyle choices that Dr. Oz is passionate enough about that he is eager to put on his seal of approval.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/3/11: Raging Wives, Facial Clues to Health, Dermatologists Secrets to Great Skin, Microwave Meals

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: November 3, 2011
Dr. Oz: Raging Wives: Are You on the Edge of a Breakdown?

  • Out of control rage could be due to hormones
  • Is your face telling you about your health?
  • What's in your refrigerator to help your skin?
  • Microwave Meals

Is unpredictable, uncontrollable, over-the-top rage taking over your life? Women aged 35 – 45 can be effected by hormonal fluctuations that manifest as extreme anger and leave them feeling ashamed and guilty.

What causes perimenopausal rage and what can you do about it?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/2/11: Breast Cancer Risks, Breast Cancer Healthy Foods, Bye-Bye Spider Veins, Is Your Shape Wear Dangerous, As Seen On TV Products

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: November 2, 2011
The Cancer You Fear Most

  • Breast cancer risks
  • Foods to fight breast cancer
  • Rid your legs of spider veins
  • The dangers of shape wear
  • Do those “as seen as TV” products work?

One out of every eight women watching The Dr. Oz Show today will be effected by breast cancer. We know so much about breast cancer but, how can you figure out your risk?

Over the course of the show, 23 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Every 69 seconds, a woman dies from breast cancer.

There are warning signs for breast cancer and lots of questions about breast cancer. Find out your risk level and what to do about it.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 11/1/11: Montel Williams and the Euthanasia Debate

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: November 1, 2011
Montel Williams' Suicide Attempt

  • The euthanasia debate: should you have the right to die?

The most important health decision of your life that, if not prepared for, could tear your family apart. Should you have the right to die? Half the audience says yes and the other half says no.

Watching Dr Oz 10/31/11: Tony Horton's 10-Minute Miracle Workout, Kidney Health, One-Minute Health Tests, Healthier Version of Fast Foods

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 31, 2011
Tony Horton's 10-Minute Miracle Workout

  • Change your health in 10-minutes a day with Tony Horton
  • Is that bloating normal or a sign of disease?
  • Check your health with one-minute health tests
  • Make a healthier version of fast foods at home

Dr Oz and his wife were skeptical but bought the P90X videos by Tony Horton and the program worked for them so Tony was invited to be a guest on the show and share his new 10-Minute Miracle Workout specifically for viewers of The Dr. Oz Show.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!


Happy Halloween from Watching Dr Oz!

I watched The Dr. Oz Show today, helped the kids carve pumpkins, roasted pumpkin seeds (the best Halloween Treat, hands down), cooked up three pie pumpkins. Now I'm off to slather make-up on the evil queen and the death eater - it's a dark costume year.

Today's Watching Dr Oz post will be up tomorrow in honor of enjoying the festivities!

Remember to eat a healthy meal before consuming the sugar!
We've got hearty beef stew on the menu tonight!

Watching Dr Oz wishes you a Happy Halloween and a Safe Halloween.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Egg Quiz 10-29-11

During the week of October 17 – 21, 2011, Dr. Oz recommended eggs for which support role in the body?

A. Cardiovascular health
B. Libido
C. Memory
D. Weight loss

Friday, October 28, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/28/11: Radical Prehistoric Diet, Reading Changes in Your Period, Sleep Helpers from Around the World, Cutting-Edge Energy Boosters

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 28, 2011

Dr. Oz's Most Extreme Experiment Ever: Could a Prehistoric Diet Save Your Life?

  • Locked in a Zoo for better health
  • Three prehistoric meals
  • Irregular menstrual cycles shouldn't be ignored
  • International sleep tips
  • Natural Ways to Get More Energy

Dr. Oz created a radical diet challenge for three viewers: be locked in a zoo for 48 hours with only raw fruits and vegetables to eat. What? He is trying to prove a point that by eating healthy, going cold turkey [ba-da-bum] these three women could made drastic positive changes to their concerning healthy numbers.

Can they make a significant impact on their health in just 48 hours?

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/27/11: Change Your Body Shape, Look 10 lbs Thinner, Irritable Bowel, International Weight Loss Secrets, Bizarre Bath Ingredients

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 27, 2011
Biggest Breakthroughs for Every Body Type

  • Change your body shape with food and exercise
  • Look thinner with the right clothes
  • Causes and support for irritable bowel
  • Weight loss helpers from around the world
  • Bizarre baths for skin health

“I hate my butt!” “I can't stand my stomach!” “Give me anything to change the shape of my body!” Dr. Oz has heard these statements over and over again. He says you may be born with it but you don't have to live with it. Today, Dr. Oz is talking about targeting body fat to achieve your desired body shape.

Knowing your body type and understanding how you carry body fat will lead you toward targeted ways to change your problem areas into areas to be proud of!

What's For Dinner? Try this fabulous Bison Stew from Fuel For Life, LLC

For a hearty meal that feeds the body and warms the soul, give this delicious Bison Stew a try tonight! Lauren Simms of Fuel for Life, LLC, nutritionist and personal trainer extraordinaire creates some of the most amazing, healthy, satisfying meals that are also simple to make. Her recipies are nourishing and supportive of just about every weight and fitness goal out there.

I invited Lauren to share her beautiful Bison Stew reicpe with Watching Dr Oz. It's the time of year for warming soups and stews!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/26/11: Insomnia in America, Small Bowel Obstruction, Body Scrubs, Best Beauty Products

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 26, 2011
What's Wrong With Sleep in America

  • Sleep deprivation epidemic
  • Dangers of small bowel obstruction
  • Homemade body scrubs
  • Shape magazines best beauty products

We are a nation of zombies. Today Dr. Oz will talk to people who have gone to health-degrading lengths in order to sleep.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/25/11: What Men Don't Want Women to Know, Male Menopause, Beer Belly Busters, Gadgets For Portion Control

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 25, 2011

5 Things Men Don't Want You to Know

  • Men reveal their biggest secrets
  • Male menopause
  • Get rid of belly fat
  • Slim down one jean size with portion control kitchen gadgets

****** SPOILER ALERT ******

Sensitive topics are discussed on this show! Some segments of this episode and this blog are not appropriate for children.

****** SPOILER ALERT ******

Monday, October 24, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/24/11: Quick Fixes for Most Feared Diseases, Bad Habits, Beauty, At the Drug Store, Weight Loss

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 24, 2011

Quick Fixes to Prevent The Diseases You Fear Most

  • Quick Fixes for the four most feared diseases: heart attack, stroke, diabetes, cancer
  • Quick fixes for bad habits
  • Beauty quick fixes
  • Quick fixes at the drug store
  • Weight loss quick fixes
  • Follow up to Arsenic in Apple Juice episode

Change your health forever with just one minute per day.

Dr. Oz says you can reverse your risks for the four most feared diseases in just 60 seconds per day. Everyone's day is jam packed from sunrise to sunset so Dr. Oz has put together quick fixes to help you manage health.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/21/11: 6 Health Tests to Take Today – Cheating, Libido, Aging, Memory, Junk Food, Sleep

The Dr. Oz. Show
Air date: October 21, 2011
Could Your Marriage Survive: How Likely Is Your Spouse to Cheat

  • Cheating Test
  • Libido Test
  • Aging Test
  • Memory Test
  • Junk Food Addict Test
  • Sleep Sabotage Test

Dr. Oz has put together five self-tests for you to take at home to determine the state of your health from how fast you're aging to how much junk food you're eating to how active is your libido and how likely your spouse may be to cheat [libido killer for one partner and a rocket of an enhancer for the other!]. Learn about the self-tests Dr. Oz feels can give you insight into your health.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 10/20/11: Controversial Healer, 700 Pound Woman Returns, Cocoa Power!, Samba Your Way to Health

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 20, 2011
The Controversial Healer

  • Controversial Healer
  • The 700 Pound Woman Returns
  • The power of cocoa
  • Dancing With The Stars shows Dr. Oz how to Samba

Does he have the power to heal with just one glace? Dr. Mosaraf Ali, in his first American TV interview, combines conventional medicine and alternative therapies to bring wellness to some of the world's biggest celebrities and wealthiest people.

Can he heal with one look?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/19/11: Adult ADHD, ADHD Warning Signs, Concentration Boosters, The Next Step in Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation, Healthy Burger Challenge

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 19, 2011
ADHD: The Diagnosis The Could Save Your Marriage

  • Adult ADHD: is it real or an excuse to tune out
  • 4 warning signs of ADHD in your partner
  • 3 ways to boost concentration
  • Transformation Nation: the next step
  • Healthy Burger Challenge
It's not just for kids, adults can be diagnosed with ADHD and it can effect every relationship, including the most important relationship: your marriage. Eight million adults suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Seventy-five percent of adults will go undiagnosed and untreated. Is ADHD “real” or just a way to hide behind tuning out of the relationship?

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/18/11: Healthy On The Cheap, Fast Fixes for $1, Carotid-Artery Disease: Are You At Risk?, Diet Helpers Under $50, Burn the Fat with Supplements

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 18, 2011
Healthy On The Cheap: The Dr. Oz $1,000 Savings Plan

  • Easy ways to shop healthy
  • $1 fast fixes
  • Risks for carotid-artery disease
  • Diet helpers under $50
  • Supplements to help burn fat
How much do you spend each week, month, each year on health foods, prescriptions, supplements? Dr. Oz says you can be healthy without spending a fortune. Prices for food at the grocery store are going up, 5% higher than 2010 he says. Pharmaceuticals have gone up 7% in the past few years. Dr. Oz shows how to save $1,000 a year on 5 types of health products.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/17/11: The Ultimate Guide to Age 40, Supplements After Age 40, Lung Health, Healthy Fast Food Breakfast?, Gluten-Free Scones

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: October 17, 2011
Dr. Oz: The Ultimate After 40 Guide

  • The book of 40: all four chapters
  • Supplements after age 40
  • Protect the lungs and ward off disease
  • Drive-through breakfast
  • Gluten-Free Blueberry Scones!

On today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz is celebrating the important milestone of achieving 40 and surviving it! Dr. Oz says that age 40 can be the start of the best chapter in your book of life! It also heralds in physical changes like the joy of wrinkles, the amazing drop in metabolism, and the fabulous changes in hormones.

Give yourself a round of applause for getting to 40 and surpassing 40!

Our youth is behind us but our life is in front of us! Rewrite your life with the right tools!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Watching Dr Oz: 10/14/11: Intimacy Survey, Get Healthy for Your Reunion, Super Citrus

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 14, 2011
The Prescription for Better S*x!

  • Results of Dr. Oz's national *bedroom survey*
  • 28 day back to high school reunion plan
  • How lemons can support health and zest up food

***SPOILER ALERT***

Today, Dr. Oz is tackling the number one problem in the bedroom!

This show and this blog is not for children - well the first 20 minutes isn't.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/13/11: Is HGH the Fountain of Youth or Russian Roulette?, Increase HGH Naturally, Mucus: Up Close, Break the Bad Food Habit

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 13, 2011
The Controversial Shot: Could HGH Be the Fountain of Youth?

  • The controversy surrounding HGH
  • How to raise your HGH naturally
  • What color is your mucus and what color should it be?
  • Funny health violations solved

Is HGH a miracle cure for aging? Is this the silver bullet? Human Growth Hormone, HGH, is touted with helping people, women in particular, look and feel younger and to lose weight.

Women are getting HGH from their doctors, from personal trainers, traveling to foreign countries, and spending hundreds of dollars on the internet. But it HGH safe? Is it being used properly?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Watching Dr Oz: 10/12/11: Recharge in 5 Days, Beat Exhaustion, Super Seed for Super Health, Salads for Heart Health

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 12, 2011
The Dr. Oz Super Power Hour: Recharge Your Body 5 Ways in 5 Days

  • 5 biggest complaints and 5 ways to help: senses, skin, libido, mobility and memory
  • Keep exhaustion at bay
  • Super food for super health
  • Salad foods for heart health

Do you feel like you're losing it? Your zest for life? Libido? Memory? Mind?

Are you ready to recharge? [Who isn't?] Discover five ways to help recharge your body in only five days.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/11/11: Paula Deen's Cooking Makeover, Fingernail 9-1-1, Skin Health

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: 10/11/11
Dr. Oz Takes On the Queen of Southern Cooking, Paula Deen, and Paula's Shocking Health Confession

  • Dr. Oz's challenge for Paula
  • Paula's challenge for Dr. Oz
  • Paula's cooking with half the calories and half the fat
  • What your fingernails are telling you about health
  • Super foods for healthy skin

One of the nation's most popular cooking stars and the most requested celebrity to be a guest on The Dr. Oz Show is visiting with Dr. Oz and taking on his challenge. Dr. Oz's challenge to Paula Deen: cook your favorite meals with half the calories.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Watching Dr Oz 10/10/11: Carb Addiction, Carb Cycle Diet, Chris Powell's Weight Loss Tips, Under Active Thyroid, Anti-Aging Cocktail Party

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 10, 2011

Cut Your Carb Cravings in 1 Week: The Revolutionary Plan for Weight Loss

  • Chris Powell's SMART weight loss goal
  • Carb cycle diet
  • Three weight loss tips from Chris Powell
  • Three ways to spot Hypothyroidism
  • Have your drink and antioxidants too

Carbohydrates: the number one reason most of us can't lose weight. Many are powerless when confronted with bread, pasta, cake, and chips. Find out how Chris Powell helps even the super-obese achieve weight loss success while eating carbohydrates.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Flu Quiz Answer 10/08/11

WatchingDrOz.com Weekly Quiz

What did Dr. Oz recommend last week for the flu?
Echinecea
Umckaloabo
Elderberry
Vitamin D

Watching Dr Oz 10/07/11: 48-Hour Weekend Cleanse, Viewer Gets Help with Weight, Is Frozen Yogurt a Diet Danger?

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 7, 2011

The Detox Solution: Dr. Oz's 48-hour Weekend Cleanse

  • Major detox organs and foods to support them
  • The 48-hour detox
  • Is Monty-G ready for the help he is asking for?
  • Frozen Yogurt: Quick Hunger Fix or High Calorie Trick?
Detoxification is the corner stone of health and have turned into fad diets that are promoted and utilized to lose weight, clear complexion, boost energy and cleanse the system. Last year herbal cleanses accounting for $30 million sales. People go to extremes with these diets but are they really safe? Can you detox your body back to health? Is there any science behind detox diets?

Three viewers put three different detox diets to the test for a three day detox.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 10/06/11: Health Product Scams, Liver Health, Fast and Cheap Skin Care

The Dr. Oz Show
Air dates: October 6, 2011
Dr. Oz: 7 Biggest Health Scams

  • How to tell the scams from the real deals
  • How to support the liver
  • One minute skin care miracles
  • Beauty boosters under $10

Five days a week Dr. Oz recommends products based on how they can provide support to your health. Every day companies jump on those recommendations and portray them as endorsements by Dr. Oz. He calls these companies and their products lies and full of empty promises and lies.

How can you tell when a product is a scam?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 10/05/11: How Old is Your Skin, Revolutionary Skin Care, Age Proof Your Hair, The New Superfruit, Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: October 5, 2011
Dr. Oz's Biggest Anti-Aging Hour Ever!
  • Take the skin age test
  • Skin care to help you look younger
  • Products to protect and restore your hair
  • A new Superfruit
  • Fall asleep faster
Dr. Oz spends 15 minutes before each show putting on make-up. [Only 15 minutes?] For today's show, Dr. Oz appeared without make-up and he asked his entire audience and guests to remove theirs as well.

How did the audience respond?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 10/04/11: Eating Habits Making You Fat, Hidden Dangers of Fat, Hidden Dangers in Your House, Hidden Antioxidants in Your Home

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: October 4, 2011

  • The 5 eating habits making you fat
  • Hidden dangers of too much fat
  • Hidden dangers in the home
  • Hidden antioxidants on your home
  • After the show
Could a few small changes to your eating habits enable the weight loss you've been hoping for? How much time do you spend making food choices, how about portion choices? Usually none! Find out the 5 eating habits that are making you fat!

Watching Dr. Oz 10/03/11: Embarrassing Questions 26 - 50 (Yes! It's done!)

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: October 3, 2011

Dr. Oz Gone Wild: 50 Embarrassing Health Questions


Enclosed within is the run down for embarrassing health questions 26 through 50. The task was challenging but persistence saw the project to the stunning end!


Monday, October 3, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 10/03/11: Embarrassing Questions 1 - 25

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: 10/03/11
Dr. Oz Gone Wild: 50 Embarrassing Health Questions

Do you have issues? We all have issues. When you have a question about medical issues would you be too embarrassed to ask your doctor? Fear holds us back from doing a lot of things but could the fear of asking an embarrassing question mean ignoring a medical concern that requires attention? Shying away from medical question can result in a health issue going unresolved.

Everywhere he goes, people ask Dr. Oz a health related question – we all want free health advice! Find out the answers to the most embarrassing questions posed to Dr. Oz.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Sleep Quiz Answer 10/01/11

What is the best time to sleep for optimum restoration?

9pm – 5am
8pm – 6am
10pm – 6am
11pm – 7am

Watching Dr. Oz 9/30/11: Boost Metabolism in 7 Days, 3 Metabolism Boosters Under $20, Cellulite Solutions, Germs Lurking in Your Purse, Health Risks Posed by Clothing

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: 9/30/11
Dr. Oz 7-Day Miracle Plan to Boost Your Metabolism


  • Dr. Oz has a 7-day plan to boost metabolism
  • Three metabolism boosters you've never heard of and they are all under $20
  • Easy, affordable solutions for cellulite
  • How clean is your purse?
  • Dr. Oz exposes the health risks of common clothing items


Do you start a diet on Monday and give it up before the end of the week? Many women do. We all have such big to-do lists for the week that by Tuesday we're already overwhelmed and the diet goes out the window. Dr. Oz says he can rev up your metabolism forever in just one week.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/29/11: Near Death Experiences, Cleavage Wrinkles, Beauty on a Budget, Natural Beauty Remedies

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: 9/29/11
Dr. Oz: Near Death Experiences

  • Near death experiences: are they real, what do they mean
  • Cleavage wrinkles and how to prevent them
  • Beauty tips that won't break the bank
  • Natural beauty remedies already in your home

What happens when you die? What happens to people who die, flat line in the hospital, then come back to life?

It's one of our greatest fears, as humans, and it's one of the only guarantees in life: we are all going to die, at some point. When it happens unexpectedly, a miraculous experience may be waiting once the heart stops beating and the brain and conscious continues.


Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/28/11: Reproductive Organs Through the Ages, Find Your RealAge, Are Bad Habits Unhealthy, Judge Oz's Health Court

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: September 28, 2011
Dr. Oz: Reproductive Organs Through The Ages

  • Reproductive organs at 20, 30, 40
  • What effects sex drive?
  • Three things to reverse the RealAge number
  • Secrets to your best orgasm
  • Are his bad habits unhealthy?
  • Judge Oz's health court

Today's Dr. Oz show deals with reproductive health and, discusses, in a frank manner, sexual health and intercourse as a natural part of a healthy relationship between adults.

This episode and today's blog is not for children.

Update on Pepto-Bismol® as a facial mask 9/28/11

9/28/11:  Update on Pepto-Bismol® as a Facial Mask
  • Artifical ingredients
  • Natural products for the same price without the negative health concerns
  • What I use for an upset stomach

On the 9/15/11 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz talked about beauty secrets to take years off your look. Click here to read my blog post on that episode.
For dull skin, Dr. Oz recommended using, what he called, a common and inexpensive household product as a facial mask: Pepto-Bismol®. I was skeptical. On the show Dr. Oz said that the Pepto-Bismol® will do the same things on the face as it does for the stomach – remove toxins.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/27/11: Chronic pain, Flu tips, Salmon burgers, Visit with a super fan

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: September 27, 2011
Is Your Chronic Pain a Disease?
  • Chronic Pain
  • Why your doctor thinks you're crazy
  • Four questions to ask your doctor
  • Flu season tips
  • Booty busting salmon burgers
  • Daphne Oz has her own show: The Chew on ABC
Over 160 million Americans suffer from chronic pain and most doctors don't have any answers. When doctor's don't have answers they often put blame back on the patients, telling them it's all in their head. According to Dr. Oz, many doctors really do think their patients are crazy. How do you get around this bias and get the help you need?

Monday, September 26, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/26/11: Win a million dollars, Transformation Nation, BMI, 50 State 50 Plate Transformation, Secrets to losing weight, Oprah!

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: 9/26/11
Million Dollar You: How to Lose Weight and Win a Million Dollars

  • 7 simple steps for a Transformation Nation and a Million Dollar You!
  • BMI: What does it mean? Use the calculator at the bottom of this blog page
  • 50 State 50 Plate Transformation
  • Secret boost to lose 10% body weight
  • Oprah makes a guest appearance

Dr. Oz says this is the most important question you're going to hear all year:

Will you make this year the year of you?

Will you put you on top your list? Looking good helps you to feel good. Letting go of extra weight, getting healthy, empowering yourself are all keys to personal success.

The Dr. Oz Show is putting their money where their mouths are and want to give away ONE MILLION DOLLARS!

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/23/11: Top 100 Foods for the Grocery Cart,Top Foods to fight Cholesterol, Wise Junk Food, Do Taste Buds Make You Fat?, Mushroom Lasagne

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: September 23, 2011
The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Grocery Cart 
  • Time and money saving grocery items
  • Top foods to modulate cholesterol
  • Wise junk food options
  • Are your taste buds making you fat?
  • No-boil mushroom lasagne!
 We are a time strapped country! The real life family of today is so busy getting everyone where they need during the day causing meals to be put low on the list and, often low on the nutrition scale. How do you shop smart and eat smart while on the go and that pleases all the requests of the family? Solve the biggest dilemmas buying and preparing healthy foods!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Watching Dr. Oz 9/22/11: Extreme Obesity, Addicted to Lip Balm, Lighten Your Purse, Purse Essentials

The Dr. Oz Show
Air date: September 22, 2011

The Woman Who Doesn't Want Dr. Oz's Help

  • When weight becomes attraction
  • Addicted to lip balm?
  • Lighten your purse to save your back
  • What you really need in your purse
Over 720lb and gaining with an ultimate goal of weighing over 1,800lb her quest is to break the world record of being fattest woman in the world.

Dr. Oz is on a mission to get Suzanne to understand that what she is doing, deliberately gaining weight, is putting her life at risk. He's on a mission to get her to change and lose the weight so that she doesn't lose her life.