Dr. Oz's Ultimate Health Calendar, Pt. 1

Posted on 5/16/2010 | Comments ()
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Time is on your side. Strategize to streamline your schedule for optimal health. Dr. Oz lets you in on his secrets.

Best Time of the Day To Eat Spicy Food: Noon!
Spicy flavors stimulate alertness, so you won't have to worry about that post-lunch crash. Capsaicin triggers receptors in the mouth that signal the brain to release endorphins. Spices increase body temperature, give you energy and reduce your appetite, which helps with weight loss. Click here to learn more about calorie-burning spices.

Best Time of Day to Take Asthma and Allergy Medication: 6 a.m.!

Asthma attacks happen early in the morning; the tubes that carry air to the lungs are at their narrowest between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Taking medications early will help control inflammation and the symptoms of asthma attacks and allergies.

Best Day of the Week to Eat Out: Tuesday!

Restaurants receive deliveries of fresh food on Tuesday. You can decrease your chances of getting food poisoning by going out on Tuesday and eating the freshest of the fresh food. Click here to learn about the 5 secrets restaurants don't want you to know.

Best Day of the Week to Fill a Prescription: Thursday!

Mondays are the busiest. Avoid long lines, even longer wait times, and the weekend rush by going to the pharmacy on Thursday.


Click here to watch Part 2 and find out when you should schedule a very important medical checkup you might not know you need.


What's the best day of the week to go grocery shopping or schedule a doctor's appointment? Click here for more Best Day of the Week tips!