Effects of Fast Food
Cosmetic dentist Dr. Karent Sierra of The Real Housewives of Miami joins The Doctors to discuss how too much fast food can affect your body.
Chaz Bono’s Weight Loss Update
When Chaz Bono first appeared on The Doctors in November, 2012, he made a commitment to change his life by losing weight and improving his overall health.
The Doctors enlisted the help of several weight loss specialists to assist Chaz in his journey to better health. Clinical nutritionist Samantha F. Grant has been providing Chaz with a high-protein, low-carb diet courtesy of Freshology food delivery.
In addition, physical trainer Frank Colcher and dance instructor Oksana Dmytrenko have worked regularly with Chaz to lead him through high-intensity mixed martial arts and cardiovascular dance classes.
“I’m not going to say that it was easy, but I’ve had so much support and such a great team of people helping me,” Chaz says.
Mandisa’s Weight Loss Journey
American Idol singing sensation Mandisa recently made headlines after losing more than 100 pounds. After reaching a weight loss plateau, Mandisa discovered that her low vitamin D levels were the main cause of her halted progress.
“If you don’t have enough vitamin D, it affects every single cell in your body,” explains ER physician Dr. Travis Stork. “You may store extra fat. Those cravings in your brain can be affected by vitamin D levels.”
Losing Weight and Gaining Confidence
At age 14, Josh Cox weighed 265 pounds and was brutally bullied for his appearance. By the end of his junior year in high school, Josh had lost 60 pounds and a friend introduced him to bodybuilding. After 90 pounds of total weight lost, Josh is now using his story as an inspiration to others as a fitness coach at Anytime Fitness in Santa Rosa, California.
“Don’t let that scale control you,” Josh says. “That scale is a barometer but that scale is not the thing that decides who you are.”
Munch in a Crunch
Food expert Tawnya Rush, a correspondent from KUSA TV in Denver, Colorado, helped The Doctors rally some of the biggest and best weight loss stories in the U.S.
See Tawnya’s healthy options for making crunchy, savory, salty and sweet snacks to satisfy your food cravings on the go.