Dr. Oz's Favorite Foods
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Dr. Oz's Favorite Foods

Snacks for a brighter smile? A fruit that fights fatigue? Take this quiz to see what foods top Dr. Oz's grocery list!

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Question 1 of 20 Correct

Which of these fruits does Dr. Oz say can fight fatigue?

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The correct answer is: According to Dr. Oz, pineapple is loaded with vitamin C and will help fight fatigue by stimulating the release of norepinephrine in your brain. Norepinephrine is a key hormone in the flight or fight response that helps keep you alert and energized. Other fatigue-fighting foods include amaranth, goji berries, rainbow trout, lemons and trail mix.

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Which holiday staple does Dr. Oz suggest to ease anxiety?

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The correct answer is: We all think of tryptophan as the sleep-inducing ingredient of our holiday turkey, but this amino acid is actually necessary to make serotonin, the brain's mood-regulating hormone. Other tryptophan sources include egg whites, pumpkin seeds, chicken, beef, cheddar cheese and kale.

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Which of these midday snacks helps whiten teeth?

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The correct answer is: Want to brighten up your smile? Dr. Oz suggests swapping your whitening strips for a crunchy midday snack. Celery contains fibrous cellulose which scrubs away teeth stains as you chew it.

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Which veggie does Dr. Oz say lowers your risk of Alzheimer's?

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The correct answer is: Tomatoes contain lycopene, a compound that can protect your arteries from the fats and cholesterol in your blood, lowering your risk of stroke, heart disease, Alzheimer's and certain types of cancer.

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Question 5 of 20 Correct

Which main dish can give you softer, smoother skin?

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The correct answer is: According to Dr. Oz, the best defense against wrinkles is omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in great quantity in salmon. Omega-3s reduce inflammation in the body as well as reinforce cell membranes, improving their ability to retain water, yielding softer, smoother skin.

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Which of these foods can help prevent acne?

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The correct answer is: Dr. Oz's prescription for pimple-free skin? Vitamin A, which is found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, apricots and spinach.

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Which nut does Dr. Oz like to nosh on, especially in the colder months?

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The correct answer is: Dr. Oz has every nut under the sun in his pantry. He especially likes roasted chestnuts in the colder months. It's a low-calorie option, low in fat and full of fiber and vitamin C.

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Which of these foods would Dr. Oz prescribe for a stomach ache?

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The correct answer is: Fennel is an antispasmodic and has anti-inflammatory properties. Half a teaspoon of fennel seeds or fennel tea is great for treating stomach aches.

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Question 9 of 20 Correct

Which of these superfoods fights hypertension?

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The correct answer is: All of the above superfoods help prevent high blood pressure. More superfoods that help hypertension include turmeric, salmon, oranges, legumes and tomato products, says Dr. Oz.

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Dr. Oz's favorite immunity boosting foods include . . .

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The correct answer is: Dr. Oz loves miso soup because it boosts antibodies that help the immune system find and kill germs.

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Which of these juices does Dr. Oz say fights the flu?

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The correct answer is: Elderberry can block the flu because it has antiviral properties. You can't actually eat the berry, you have to drink the juice.

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Why does Dr. Oz love pumpkin seeds?

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The correct answer is: Fiber-rich pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, prevent hunger and are good for blood pressure because they're full of magnesium. One-third cup of shelled seeds is just 90 calories. Now that's a snack our waistlines can get behind!

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What are black currants good for?

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The correct answer is: According to Dr. Oz, black currants boost your vision by sending nutrients to the back of your eye, so you can see more effectively. Black currant seed oil can reduce total cholesterol and triglycerides and increase the "good" high density cholesterol (HDL).

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True or false: Greek yogurt is helpful in preventing cancer.

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The correct answer is: This is false. But according to Dr. Oz, we're only now beginning to investigate probiotics in Greek yogurt, so we don't know yet if it has cancer-fighting properties.

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Which dairy food can help prevent lung cancer?

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The correct answer is: Say cheese! Jarlsberg cheese, which tastes a tad like Swiss, seems to prevent lung cancer. The active cancer-fighter in it is a special form of vitamin K produced by the bacteria used to make the cheese. In one study, eating two slices of this cheese a day (or 40g) lowered lung cancer risk by 62 percent.

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Question 16 of 20 Correct

Which of these foods erases gray hairs?

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The correct answer is: Avocados change the color of the melanin found in your hair. Avocados have copper in them, and the pigments in your hair need copper to function correctly, says Dr. Oz.

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Which of these foods helps smooth and soften coarse hair?

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The correct answer is: Having a bad hair day? If you don't eat enough protein, your hair will become brittle and coarse. That's why Dr. Oz suggests protein-rich black-eyed peas to help treat brittle and coarse hair.

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Which fish is a libido-boosting superfood?

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The correct answer is: Halibut is high in magnesium, which helps increase testosterone in the body.

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Question 19 of 20 Correct

What does Dr. Oz consider the "must-have" veggie to control mood swings?

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The correct answer is: According to Dr. Oz, asparagus is a must for your diet if you're prone to mood swings. Try working it into at least two meals a day to help regulate your mood.

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Why does Dr. Oz keep his pantry stocked with onions?

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The correct answer is: Onions reduce your risk of heart disease, have been linked to preventing colon cancer and can help regulate blood sugar in diabetes. Here's a tip from Dr. Oz: Only remove the first paper-like outer layer of the onion because the layer directly beneath it is jam-packed with powerful heart-healthy flavonoids.

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