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  • Hidden Sat-Fat Traps

    By Mehmet C. Oz, MD, and Michael F. Roizen, MD

    Think you’ve rid yourself of saturated fats? Even if you’re avoiding red meat, whole diary, gooey cheese, crunchy bacon, tropical oils, and creamy butter, you’re likely munching more saturated fat than you know....Full Post
  • The Magic of Mushrooms

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Do you have mushrooms in your diet? If not, you should consider it. Fungi are packed with real power -- they can grow your body’s immune strength and cancer-fighting ability.

    Mushrooms also deliver a good dose of...Full Post
  • Your Prescription -- Right From the Start

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Has your doctor ever handed you a prescription that you’ve been completely unable to read? But when you hand the mystery message over to the pharmacist, she says, “No problem. You can pick it up in an hour.” How can...Full Post
  • Teens, Sports and Happiness

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Teenage angst is big at the box office: Millions have been made off a sulky James Dean in East of Eden, a grumpy Judd Nelson in The Breakfast Club and the intriguing Ellar Coltraine in Boyhood. But while you may pay...Full Post
  • Want to Live Longer? Add Beans to Your Diet

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Want to live longer? Try adding more veggies -- especially fiber-rich beans -- to your diet. Doing this can -- for a while -- may increase production in your gas pipeline, which can be a bit uncomfortable, but it’s...Full Post
  • Think Outside of the Box!

    Today, I’m with a few of my good friends for a free health expo called “USANA Presents: Bringing Healthy Back with Dr. Oz,” in honor of The Doctor Oz Show moving to WSB-TV Channel 2 in Atlanta. Thousands of Atlantans came through to get free health screenings and...Full Post
  • Fortified Foods: Is Your Child Getting Too Many Vitamins?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Mr. T, CP3-Os, and Urkel Os were cereals once marketed to kids (in case they craved angry, extraterrestrial, nerdy foods). Today, celebrity tie-ins include U.S. World Cup team member, Omar Gonzalez, for Fruity Pebbles....Full Post
  • New Diagnostic Tool for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) affects 1 million North Americans (mostly women 40- 60) and leaves victims fatigued and often in pain, unable to think clearly and less able to take care of...Full Post
  • Improve Artery Health With a Sweet Treat

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Peripheral artery disease (PAD), a form of arterial aging, affects around 12 million North Americans, making it painful to walk, upping the risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, and, for people with diabetes, i...Full Post
  • It’s Never Too Late to Get Heart Healthier

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    If you think you can’t can turn your life around and become heart healthier because, “It’s just too late,” consider this: Navy surgeon Paul Spangler took up running at age 67 and completed his 14th marathon at age 92,...Full Post