Dr Oz: Sitting Flexibility Test
Every now and then we all use 4-letter words to get out our frustration or maybe to express anger, but today Dr. Oz has a few 4-letter words to share that could improve your health and he is starting with an “F” word that is actually okay to say on television. Any guesses as to what it might be?
Flex – It turns out the flexibility of your muscles is an indicator of how flexible your arteries are, which is important for maintaining a healthy blood pressure.
Sit down on the floor with your legs in front of you. Reach forward and touch your toes without bending your knees. If you can do this easily it means your arteries are flexible. If not, you might want to add some stretching exercises to your daily routine.
Dr Oz: How Fast Should You Chew Your Food?
Dr. Oz’s next 4-letter word that is good for your health is “slow”, which is especially important when chewing your food because it allows your stomach to catch up with the rest of your body. Dr. Oz recommends taking one bite every 10 seconds in order to stay healthy.
Dr Oz: Health Benefits of Dark Foods Eggplant & Red Wine
Did you know that darker foods contain more flavonoids, which keep your blood vessels healthy and fight cancer? That is why Dr. Oz’s next 4-letter word is “dark” because he wants you to add more of these types of foods to your diet.
- Red Wine
- Red Cabbage
Are any of these foods in your kitchen right now? If so, eat up, or drink up in the case of the red wine.
Dr Oz: Pancreatic Cancer Test Discovered by Teenager
At the young age of 14, science prodigy Jack Andraka discovered a groundbreaking test for Pancreatic Cancer and while that test will save the lives of millions of people, Jack needed his mom’s permission to be on The Dr. Oz Show, because after all he is still just a kid. Jack’s desire to make a difference came when a family friend died from pancreatic cancer and he set out to make a change to help patients get an earlier diagnosis so they can have a better chance at beating the disease.
The simple blood test is similar to one for Diabetes. How amazing would it be to diagnose cancer the same way as diabetes? Jack Andraka is truly an amazing young man with a bright future in medicine. Well, Dr. Oz hopes he decides to go into the medical field because he presented him with his very own white medical coat!