Health Secrets Dr. Oz Only Tells His Friends

From cravings cures to ear cleaners, Dr. Oz's nearest and dearest reveal their favorite Oz-approved health tips.

Health Secrets Dr. Oz Only Tells His Friends

From cravings cures to ear cleaners, Dr. Oz's nearest and dearest reveal their favorite Oz-approved health tips.


2-Step Trick to Conquer Cravings

2-Step Trick to Conquer Cravings
When his neighbor Lisa needed a quick cravings cure, Dr. Oz had just the thing: the two-bite trick! When you get a craving for something decadent – ice cream, brownies, fries – take two bites before drinking an entire glass of water. This simple two-step cheat will trick your stomach and brain into feeling satisfied. When you take the first two bites of a treat, your brain lights up with satisfaction - that's all your brain needs to satisfy your craving. It's your empty stomach that prompts you to keep eating. If you trick your stomach into feeling full, you'll stop eating sooner and save yourself some calories.

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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