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The Paleo Diet Questioned by Dr Oz: Another Diet Fad?



Paleo Diet Food List

Dr. Oz broke down the newest trend in weight loss, the Paleo diet in his April 22, 2013 show.

The Paleo Diet, according to Dr. Loren Cordain author of “The Paleo Diet”, is high in protein and low-glycemic. She believes it’s the best diet to lose weight on because it incorporates a lot of fruits, veggies, and omega-3s to help lessen inflammation of the body.

It’s also known as the “caveman diet.” The Paleo diet is based on the idea that our bodies have not adapted to eat foods that weren’t available 10,000 years ago and focuses on eating meat, fruits and vegetables, all the while avoiding grains and dairy.

The Paleo Diet is based upon extensive scientific research examining the types and quantities of foods our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate. The foundation of the Paleo Diet is meat, seafood, and unlimited consumption of fresh fruits and veggies.

It encourages dieters to replace dairy and grain products with fresh fruits and vegetables – foods that are more nutritious than whole grains or dairy products.

Dr. Oz questioned whether this is another diet fad. Cordain says no. Unlike the Atkins Diet, the Paleo Diet is not just another low-carb diet. You aren’t restricted in what you eat, rather you eat a balanced meal.

Cordain went on to explain that the Paleo Diet focuses on lean proteins and vegetables that are low on the glycemic index so you don’t have any sugar spikes in your blood. She says that inflammation is the reason why we are not healthy in today’s world. For many, being on the Paleo diet has helped reduce heart disease.

The Paleo diet is designed to keep inflammation low and to allow the body to function. The reason it’s helped keep inflammation low is from staying away from food that causes it which include milk and many other things like grains, legumes, and refined sugars.

New research has shown the Paleo Diet is helpful for people in reducing cardiovascular risk factors. The diet includes foods like fish, eggs, chicken, turkey, bison, duck, assorted fruits and vegetables, nuts and olive oil. These choices provide a rich supply of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants.

Paleo Diet Food List:

  • Free-poulry
  • Grass-fed beef
  • Wild salmon
  • Fruits/veggies
  • Healthy fats – coconut oil, avocados
  • Raw nuts in moderation

Not Paleo:

  • No dairy
  • No grains
  • No legumes
  • No refined sugars

Paleo diet consists of each meal having 2/3 of your plate full of fresh vegetables, one palm sized portion of lean protein, a small portion of healthy fat, and a handful of fruit.

The nice thing about this diet, you don’t need to count calories. It’s all about the balance meal, basically if it comes prewrapped in plastic or in other container, it’s not Paleo.

Also, there’s cheat days involved with the Paleo diet. Everyone enjoys breaking the rules every once in awhile. You still get the benefits of the Paleo Diet by following it 85% of the time. A full 100% commitment is ideal for 30 days but can be a difficult transition which is why it allows for cheating. Indulge three meals a week. Feel free to enjoy a glass of wine or a piece of cake. Paleo is a lifestyle, not a fad diet.

Paleo Diet Craze: Does It Work? – The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Oz decodes the popular protein-packed diet that promises big results! Find out if going Paleo is right for you.

The Paleo Diet Explained

What is the Paleo diet and why should you care? Well, it’s the original human diet and it’s probably still the healthiest way you could eat.

Here the world’s #1 expert, professor Loren Cordain, explains what you need to know and answers common questions.

Doctors Warming Up To Paleo Diet

The concept behind the Paleo or Primal diet movement is that our DNA, our genetics, have changed little since Paleolithic era or Stone Age.

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  1. Patty

    April 23, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    Hi. You DO realize that Dr. Loren Cordain is a man right? I`m also assuming that by “free” chicken you mean free range chicken….

  2. Andre Angelantoni

    April 23, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    Dr. Loren Cordain is a man. 🙂

    Also, usually the paleo diet is characterized as moderate-protein, low-carbohydrate and high fat but I’ll watch the video to confirm what Dr. Cordain is saying. Dr. Mike Eades (Protein Power) used to espouse high-protein but he is apparently moderating his stance now.

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Garcinia Cambogia Extract Weight Loss Supplement Touted by Dr Oz Popularity Spikes Again



Garcinia Cambogia Benefits

Dr. Oz recommended the weight loss supplement Garcinia cambogia extract in 2012, but has seen the popularity spike again recently.

Dr. Oz has said the supplement is the “simple solution you’ve been looking for to bust your body fat for good.”

Garcinia Cambogia supplements are derived from a tropical fruit grown in India and Southeast Asia known as Malabar Tamarind. The active weight loss ingredient contained in Garcinia supplements has been identified as Hydroxycitric Acid, commonly referred to as HCA. It is said that HCA blocks fat and suppress the appetite; moreover, it has also been shown that HCA may slow or stop a key enzyme called Citrate Lyase, which the body uses to make fat from carbohydrates.Garcinia Cambogia Extract Dr Oz

The weight loss supplement uses 800mg of pure Garcinia Cambogia Extract in each pill. Reviews of Garcinia Cambogia Extract also prove that the product might actually be one of the most potent weight loss solutions on the market today. The Garcinia Cambogia Extract Reviews also proclaim that the product is free from major side effects.

According to Leon Waddell, a user of Garcinia Cambogia Extract, “This product is excellent!! It works fantastically for me. I have lost 20 lbs, with no exercise or special diet. However, I do moderate regular exercise because I want to firm up and look good when I undress. This product will work for anyone who follows the directions and stick with it and the fat will melt very soon. I also take the prescribed maximum dosage daily, which is 2 capsules three times (3) per day, an hour before my three meals and drink plenty of water during the day, at least 6 to 8-ounce glasses.”

Leon goes on to state, “You can sip and not gulp them down if you desire to do so. Remember that water is the sustainer of life. It flushes away the fat from your body. So do it daily! When I reached my desired weight-loss, I simply cut back on taking the dosage. And only use one dose per day of 2 capsules an hour before lunch which is my heaviest meal. And eat light food at dinner meals (salads, cottage cheese mixed with fresh fruit or light yogurt). The Pure Garcinia Cambogia 120 capsules of two bottles I bought for myself and 2 bottles I bought for my wife is doing the trick for both of us. She is losing also and is delighted!”

As with any weight loss pill, use to your own discretion. Currently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has no legal power to regulate weight loss supplements. Companies can make claims, lacking any scientific backing and because no approval is required, the FDA can only investigate products after reports of harm have already transpired.

Last Monday, the maker of the green coffee extract, was charged $3.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission for marketing the aforementioned product by basing their claims on unsubstantiated science.

The sellers of Green Coffee Bean extract were sued for “deceiving consumers through fake sites and invented health claims.”

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21 Day Tummy Diet Plan Promises Weight Loss While Alleviating Digestive Disorders



21 Day Tummy Diet Plan

The 21-Day Tummy Diet is the latest in weight loss programs to promise you help in losing weight and have you feeling better overall, while reducing inflammation.

Liz Vaccariello, editor for “Readers Digest” appeared on “The Doctor Oz Show” to promote this new weight-loss plan. “This plan is the only one that nourishes your body’s own secret weight-loss weapon, which is skinny gut bacteria,” Vaccariello told Dr. Oz. “This is the missing link in every other diet plan.”

Health journalist Vaccariello, explores the connection between digestion and weight, while explaining the role of gut bacteria, and identifying diet as the major cause behind the chronic inflammation, she advises how to “diet away digestive disorders.” A 3-phase, day-by-day food plan, featuring over 50 recipes, shows readers how to calm their sensitive stomachs, enjoy delicious dining, flatten those tummies, and lose an average of 6–10 lbs.

The plan works by balancing your gut bacteria and feeding your “skinny gut bacteria.” Recent studies have shown that thin people’s gut flora is quite different from overweight people’s. The 21-Day Tummy diet is designed specifically for people with temperamental tummies

With the 21-Day Tummy plan, you will be eating more anti-inflammatory foods, especially those rich in magnesium, and fewer carb-dense foods and FODMAPs (rapidly fermentable carbohydrates that can aggravate your gut).

The 21-Day Tummy is designed to alleviate and possibly cure the 5 most common digestive disorders: gas and bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn and acid reflux, and IBS flare-ups.

There are a few weapons to this plan:

  • Magnesium in the morning: Vaccariello suggests getting this mineral with seeds, like chia or pumpkin. You also can try a magnesium supplement – our favorite is a lemony powder called Calm, which you can mix in water.
  • Low-FODMAP foods: What are FODMAPS? They are rapidly fermentable carbs – or “fast food for your gut” as Vaccariello calls them. Oat bran, brown rice, polenta and quinoa are the good guys. Highly refined grains, especially wheat, are the bad guys. She’s a fan of red quinoa, as are we.
  • MUFAs: This has been a favorite of Vaccariello’s since her very first “Flat Belly Diet” book. The monounsaturated fats include olives, nuts and avocado among others.
  • Ginger: Ginger is a powerful tummy soother and Vaccariello mixes it with maple syrup – a low FODMAP sweetener.

There are three main steps in the 21-day Diet plan:


Calm your sensitive system as you shed fat quickly.


Maximize belly-fat loss by boosting anti-inflammatory foods that are high in magnesium and monounsaturated fatty acids.

  • PHASE 3: BALANCE (DAYS 16 TO 21)

Stoke your body with meals that combine belly-friendly fiber, lean protein, and healthy fats so you never feel hungry.

The 21-Day Tummy also includes a 21-day eating plan that minimizes foods that cause discomfort and weight gain, while replacing them with soothing foods.

21-Day Tummy Diet

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Dr Oz Says Drink Tart Cherry Juice for Sleep



Tart Cherry Juice

New research shows Tart Cherry Juice can reduce pain, reduce risk of heart disease and be used as a sleep aide, which is why it’s being called the ultimate antioxidant.

For many people, sleep aids like melatonin just don’t do the trick. According to Dr. Oz, this is because of two main reasons: 1) Most people take way more melatonin than the recommended dose, it then becomes ineffective. 2) Many people take melatonin too late at night. In order for melatonin to work properly as a sleep aid, it requires 2-3 hours to circulate in the body. Try taking melatonin right after dinner to allow ample time for absorption.

Dr Oz has found a natural sleep aide. Dr Oz says drinking 8 ounces of Tart Cherry Juice can replace habit-forming prescription sleeping medication!

The Journal of Medicinal Food published a study on effects of a Tart Cherry Juice Beverage on the sleep of adults with insomnia. The study used a randomized, double-blind, crossover design where each participant received both treatment and placebo for 2 weeks with an intervening 2-week washout period. 15 adults with chronic insomnia, but otherwise healthy, were assessed by 2-week mean values from daily sleep diaries and disease severity by the Insomnia Severity Index. The tart cherry juice beverage was associated with statistically significant pre- to post-treatment improvements on all sleep variables.

When compared to placebo, the tart cherry juice produced significant reductions in insomnia severity. The results of the study suggest that CherryPharm, a tart cherry juice blend, has modest beneficial effects on sleep in adults with insomnia compared to studies of melatonin, the two most studied natural products for insomnia.

The other side of health benefits Tart Cherry Juice can aide in is reduce pain and inflammation. Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Medicine researchers have reported that drinking tart cherry juice for 7 days before and during a strenuous running event minimizes post-run muscle pain and potentially inflammation.

“The bottom line is those runners who used tart cherry juice had less inflammation and faster muscle strength recovery,” said Kerry Kuehl, M.D., associate professor of medicine (health promotion and sports medicine) in the OHSU School of Medicine and the lead author on the study. The results were published in a recent issue of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Some side effects of the Tart Cherry Juice are it’s high in simple carbohydrates (high glycemic / sugar), so if you are diabetic or limiting your sugar consumption, read the food label to determine whether this juice is an option. Tart cherry juice is in fact tart, so dilution may be your answer.

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