Tune in September 28 to learn what The Doctors have to say about your excess weight. The episode is titled “Shocking Things You Never Thought Would Make You Fat,” and it is all about why you may still be overweight despite all of your best efforts to slim down.
The Doctors examine how your personality, marital status, and even fashion choices may have a hand in keeping you from losing weight, as well as why the scale won’t budge despite your loyalty in following all of the conventional weight-loss rules and programs. (more…)
On the September 25 episode of The Doctors, The Hunger Games gets a Doctors-style makeover for an audience-wide contest. Dr. Travis shows you how not to have a losing game when it comes to losing weight with helpful tips about your diet, exercise, and motivation.
Among the advice found on this episode, The Doctors identify three types of hunger and how to curb hunger pangs, three foods you must go without, and one powerful yet simple exercise pose that tones and trims your entire body. (more…)
Katie Couric’s new talk show tackles the serious issue of eating disorders in America with her September 24 episode featuring Demi Lovato.
The star, singer, and host of X Factor tells Couric her personal story of her rise to fame and how, along with it, she developed an eating disorder that almost killed her. Lovato speaks out against our culture’s obsession with thinness and body image by explaining how she defeated her demon before it spiraled out of control. (more…)
Tune in to Dr. Oz September 25 when he explains everything you need to know about melatonin, the oft controversial sleep aid supplement. He also talks about natural stress relievers and the myths about anti-aging that are actually making you older.
Melatonin is a hormone made naturally by your body to regulate sleep patterns, but it is also made synthetically in a laboratory. Audience members on this episode learn adverse facts about melatonin, telling Dr. Oz they thought the supplements were completely safe, when in fact they could be poisoning your body. (more…)
On today’s episode, Dr. Oz talks to Daymon Patterson, star of several YouTube food review videos that have gone viral, to give him a fast food intervention. He also explains why you might be exhausted on a daily basis and how you can get your energy back.
Patterson’s reviews of fast foods such as Five Guys’ burger and fries, Taco Bell’s Doritos locos taco, and Dairy Queen’s royal mint shake have made him an internet sensation. However, Dr. Oz is less impressed as he looks at Patterson’s weight, which is around 400 pounds, as well as his cholesterol, body mass index, and other health numbers. He tells Patterson that with his high numbers he is in danger of heart attacks, strokes, and other obesity-related complications. Patterson exclaims, “We gotta fix this today!”
Watch the video that made him famous, with more than 6.6 million views.
On September 17 The Doctors took an exposing look at the science behind “food porn.”
Travis Stork explains that when you see a delicious piece of food, the pleasure center in your brain is activated with dopamine, and you get excited by this supernormal stimuli. What to do about this bad habit? Pick better food porn. Instead of a big piece of fruit pie, get excited by dark-chocolate covered strawberries, for example.
The doctors also discuss whether your food is better naked or dressed. They show how easy food swaps can be just as delicious as the fully dressed dish, like chicken marsala with a whopping 973 calories and 37 grams of fat, versus chicken with mushrooms and marinara sauce at 190 calories and 0 grams of fat. (more…)
On September 17, Kirstie Alley joins Dr. Oz to talk about her weight gain and dieting struggles. Hollywood’s most infamous dieter answers questions about her life, healthy changes she has made, and whether or not her weight loss is for good this time.
The actress, who rose to stardom on the television show Cheers, was a Jenny Craig spokesperson from 2005 to 2007, when she started regaining the estimated 75 pounds she had lost while on the program.
In 2010 she launched her own weight loss program, Organic Liaison, claiming she lost 100 pounds through it. However, Alley is being sued for that claim, as she appeared on Dancing With the Starsthe same month and may have lost the weight as a result of her intense dance workouts. (more…)
Dr. Oz’s September 12 episode gets viewers’ attention with a visit from first lady Michelle Obama. It’s the first time Mrs. Obama has been on Dr. Oz, and they sit down for a candid talk about obesity in America, her initiative to combat childhood obesity, and some hands-on activities to get everyone off the couch and eating right.
First, Dr. Oz discusses with Mrs. Obama how he thinks the greatest threat to national security is obesity. The first lady tells the doctor how the right approach to food isn’t about deprivation, it’s about balance. (more…)
On the September 10 premiere episode of The Doctors, girlfriends reveal their guys’ harmful habits and ask for help.
The Doctors get these couples set on the right track for health through simple but lasting solutions. Sedentary lifestyles, a problem for many, are extremely detrimental, and the doctors tell viewers that sitting for 11 hours a day or more increases your chance of death by 40 percent! They encourage the use of fitness apps and trackers as well as short high-intensity workouts like Crossfit. (more…)
She speaks with Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross about what it was like to win big at the Summer Olympics. The team swept the scoreboards, winning by the largest margin in 52 years at the Games, which helped them take home the team gold medal. Douglas also took home an all-around gold medal and Maroney got a silver in vault. (more…)
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