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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!

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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, 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.