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  • Beware Pure Powdered Caffeine

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

    There are lots of good reasons to love drinking coffee. If you’re a fast caffeine metabolizer -- you don’t get a headache, heart flutters, an upset tummy or anxiety from caffeinated coffee -- it can help you reduce...Full Post
  • Why Young Girls Shouldn’t Diet

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

    Childhood obesity is on the rise -- about 17% of North American kids are beyond overweight. At the same time, children and teens are inundated with glorified images of super-skinny women -- from runway models...Full Post
  • Your Dementia-Prevention Plan

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

    Keeping your cognitive powers humming through middle and later years can improve everything from your cardiovascular system to your social life. First step? Use your brain -- and discover just how this can help...Full Post
  • Don’t Let Hot Weather Kick in Kidney Stones

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Death Valley gets less than two inches of rain a year and summer temperatures can soar to 120°F or higher. Chances are that’s one place you’d be sure to drink plenty of water.

    But if you’re in towns like Portland,...Full Post
  • Keeping It Fun Keeps Kids in Sports

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

    Seems LeBron James has found out that playing sports in a place you love is much more fulfilling. When LeBron James decided to head back to northeastern Ohio, he declared “It’s where I walked...ran...cried. It...Full Post
  • Let’s Not Close Our Eyes to Prediabetes

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    We think the recent suggestion from two experts at University College London and the Mayo Clinic, respectively, that doctors stop diagnosing prediabetes because the warning doesn’t seem to have any benefit because it...Full Post
  • Tame Stress To Avoid Belly Fat

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

    Everyday events can cause you to feel stressed -- and that’s not all bad. Brief blasts of stress can focus your attention and motivate you, and there’s some research that shows those super-charged, fleeting moments...Full Post
  • Why You Should Work Out in the Morning

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

    Dr. Mike was walking through his Wellness Center one afternoon when he heard someone comment, “I love exercising early in the morning, but it makes me late for work sometimes.” Feel the same way? Don’t give up...Full Post
  • 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