Health: Dr. Oz's Diet & Healthy Eating Tips!

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 12:55pm

Dr. Mehmet Oz joins the ladies in studio today and co-host Sheryl Underwood was brave enough to get on the scale in front of him to calculate her body mass index (BMI).  To find out your BMI, click here

Body Mass Index Categories:

  • Below 18.5 = Underweight

  • 18.5 - 24.9 = Normal 

  • 25 - 29.9 = Overweight

  • 30 - 39.9 = Obese­
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  • Above 40 = Extreme Obesity

Dr. Oz shared some of his favorite healthy snacks with our hosts:

  • Walnuts are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

  • Radishes promote good oral hygiene.

  • Dr. Oz eats blueberries every day for their powerful supply of antioxidents. 

  • Chia seeds-a harvested, unprocessed, nutty-tasting,
    nutrient-dense whole grain with omega-3 fatty acids-has among the
    highest antioxidant activity of any whole food.  Dr. Oz recommends two
    daily doses of about 20 grams of seeds each.  While you can eat chia
    seeds raw, Dr. Oz likes to sprinkle some on non-fat Greek yogurt or

For more information about "The Dr. Oz Show" and his "Transformation Nation" go to his website.

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