50 Ways to Improve Your Health

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Check out The Doctors' list of 50 ways to improve your health in five minutes or less!

Shopping with Dr. Ordon
Adding certain foods to your diet can help improve your health a great deal. Join plastic surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon in the grocery story as he shows you how to get the most out of your food!

Eat This ... or All of That
You don't have to eat less to lose weight and get healthier, you just have to make smart choices with your meals. The Doctors offer healthier, more fulfilling meals that cut down calories.

Dr. Jim's Options
Eat This: A glass of orange juice (215 calories, 1.5 grams of fat)
Or All of That: Whole wheat English muffin with strawberry jam, 15 grapes and a cup of coffee with nonfat milk (215 calories, 1.5 grams of fat)

"Basically we're talking about drinking your calories or eating your calories," pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears says. "[The meal is] a lot more filling."

Shield From The Sun

Being in the sun can be fun, but prolonged exposure can be dangerous for your kids. Dr. Jim and Dr. Ordon tell you how to protect your little ones from the sun's harmful rays.

Dr. Lisa's Options
Eat this: Broccoli and cheddar cheese soup (337 calories, 24 grams of fat)
Or All of That: Tomato soup, half of a turkey sandwich with hummus and avocado and an apple (337 calories, 6 grams of fat)

"Smaller portions do not necessarily mean fewer calories," OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson says.

Home Health Tips
Cleaning expert Julie Edelman, author of The Ultimate Accidental Housewife: Your Guide to a Clean-Enough House, gives you her top house cleaning tips that won't cost a dime!

Know Your History
Your family's medical history greatly influences your future health, and knowing this history can save your life. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork demonstrates an easy way to track family ailments and to be more vigilant about potential diseases and conditions.

"This is important because different risks mean different screening strategies," Dr. Jim says.

Workout Help

• Fitness trainer Zen Nguyen gives you some pointers for the next time you head to the gym.

Zen teaches The Doctors some quick and simple exercises.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Sleep can have a huge impact on everything from your skin to your sex life. But could you be unwittingly sabotaging your health every night before you go to bed? Sleep specialist Dr. Michael Breus shares some of his top tips to help you get a good night's sleep.

Take Care of your Teeth
One of the easiest -- but often overlooked -- ways to improve your health is to take care of your teeth and gums. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman reveals some of his favorite secrets for a cleaner mouth!


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OAD 9/18/09