Healthy Eating

The Doctors asked which Prevention topics viewers would like to know more about, and 41 percent of fans voted that they want to learn surprising ways to create a healthier diet.

You may think condiments add unnecessary calories to food, but Liz explains that certain condiments can be healthy additions to your meals.
Contains lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been proven to help combat prostate and breast cancers, as well as lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. "What I found very interesting was that organic ketchup has 60 percent more lycopene in it than non-organic ketchup," Liz says. "So if you have a choice, choose organic."

If you are worried that the surgar in ketchup will add extra calories to your meal , Dr. Travis explains that a ketchup packet contains just 10 to 15 calories. "So all things considered, it's a pretty doggone good choice," he says.
Black PepperResearch by the University of Michigan indicates that piperime, a compound that gives black pepper its pungency, can help fight cancer. Buckwheat Honey
A daily dose of two to four tablespoons of dark-colored honey, such as buckwheat honey, contains high levels of antioxidants which can help fight aging. Adding some honey to your tea, coffee and oatmeal can boost flavor and help you look great!
Hot Sauce
To curb your appetite, add some hot sauce to your dish. It contains capsaicin, a chemical that increases blood flow and triggers the release of endorphins, and also reduces the levels of ghrelin, the hormone that causes hunger. The spicy condiment can also increase production of GLP-1, a hormone that reduces appetite.