Foods that Fight Pain, Depression & Disease
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We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat,” but do you know what it really means? Special guests Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief of Reader’s Digest and Dr. Drew Ramsey, psychiatrist and author of The Happiness Diet, join The Doctors to show you how food affects much more than your waistline.

The Food Pharmacy
Ditch the pharmacy and head to the farm! Discover foods that can help prevent illnesses and heal ailments that affect you and your family.

 


Cure cold sores the natural way.


Heal bruises faster with iron-rich fare.


Reduce age-related vision loss with fruits, fish and more.


Clear your sinuses with lean meats, oysters and whole grains.


Spice up your sex drive with these surprising snacks.


Dry skin? Wrinkles? Refresh your face from the inside.

 

















Tame a toothache with sesame seeds.

Soda Pop: Worse Than We Thought?
It's common knowledge that drinking soda is linked to weight gain and diabetes, but did you know it can affect your brain too?


Your brain on soda: E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the body reacts to glucose vs. fructose.


An upside to soda? Learn why soft drinks may help relieve gastric bezoars.











Brain Food
You brain accounts for 2 percent of your body’s weight and burns 20 percent of the body’s fuel. Learn how what you eat influences brain activity.


Are you eating yourself sad? Find out foods that cause depression.


Feeling sluggish by 3? Dr. Ramsey recommends six energy-boosting snacks to fight the late afternoon slump.


Foods for your mood! Check out three foods your brain craves.










Web Exclusive: Three More Mood-Boosting Foods!
Put a little more spring in your step with three more foods you didn't see on the show.

Watermelon: The rind contains citrulline, which is known to relax blood vessels. Plus, this refreshing fruit packs more lycopene than a tomato!

Beets: One of the best sources of vitamin B folate as well as betaine, a chemical compound used by the brain to form natural antidepressants.
Garlic: The pungent vegetable relaxes blood vessels, decreases blood pressure and enhances the release of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine.

The Doctors and USA Weekend

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