Dr Oz & Michelle Obama
This special episode featured the First Lady and Dr Oz talking about the serious health challenge of Obesity. They discussed how cultural changes have contributed to increased Obesity, what the First Family’s diet is like, and how you can jump rope for a quick workout. Plus, she unveiled some delicious meals based on the new school lunch guidelines. Michelle Obama concluded her special Dr Oz visit by answering viewer questions about White House pizza night and the First Daughters dancing.
Dr Oz: White House Pizza Night
First, a Facebook user asked what she loves to eat with her family. The First Lady said their favorites include steak and broccoli, as well as fish and occasionally pasta. Of course, everyone loves pizza night, but they try to make it balanced with salad and veggie sides.
Michelle Obama: First Daughters Dance
A Twitter user asked what activities the First Family does together to get their daughters moving. Michelle Obama said they love to flip the radio on and dance the Dougie, which Dr Oz tried to demonstrate.
She said the daughters are involved in sports, and President Obama was an assistant basketball coach this year.
Dr Oz: Audience Health Firsts
In honor of Mrs. Obama’s first Dr Oz visit, audience members submitted some of their own health firsts.
- A woman lost 100 pounds and biked 100 miles in a single day
- A 28-year-old went skydiving to celebrate beating Ovarian Cancer
- A working mom got her first degree
- Another woman took her first fitness class
- After losing 50 pounds, a viewer bought her first bikini
Other viewers took their first airplane flights, had their first children, visited the doctor for the first time, and took up coaching.
Do you have any health firsts you’re celebrating this year? Share them in the comments.