Dr. Oz's New Health Rules

Learn more about Dr. Oz’s new health rules.

Dr. Oz's New Health Rules

Whether it’s exercising for 150 minutes a week or keeping your blood pressure at 120/80, it seems like health marches to a series of rules we’re always trying to conform to. Fortunately, Dr. Oz has made a few of them simpler and more meaningful to help you take back control of your health. Learn about the new health rules you’ll love.


Take Your Pulse

Take Your Pulse

Old rule: You need an EKG to get the rhythm of your heart and find out if anything’s wrong.

New rule: Take your pulse for 60 seconds every day and feel for irregularity. Your pulse should clock off beats like a metronome with a regular interval between each. If you notice that the beats are irregular, you might have a heart condition called atrial fibrillation and you should see your doctor.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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