Dr. Oz's Weekend Health Challenge

The weekend shouldn’t be a detour from your healthy lifestyle. Use this simple plan to make your weekend truly restorative.

Dr. Oz's Weekend Health Challenge

By the time you crawl into bed on Friday evening, you would rather take a hammer to your alarm clock than have it wake you up on Saturday morning. But when you sleep in too late on Saturday, you find you’re more tired and groggy than ever. Learn how to catch up on sleep the right way.


Get Fruity

Get Fruity
Incorporating fruits into your diet will help with a lot of things – including the cholesterol issues that can sometimes predispose us to a heart attack. Many of our eating habits fall short during the weekend, so be conscious and try to end your week on a sweet and powerful note for your health. Try some of Dr. Oz’s faves:\r\n

\r\n Strawberries are packed with antioxidants that help to reduce LDL cholesterol build up.\r\n

\r\nTwo kiwis have more fiber than a bowl of bran cereal and more potassium than a banana. Fiber and antioxidants are a winning combination to help with cholesterol.

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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