Health for the Holidays

A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated the finale of our Just 10 Challenge. We had nearly half a million people take control of their health and sign up to lose 10 pounds. I couldn’t be more proud, but the efforts don’t just end there. Any comprehensive weight-loss plan includes a maintenance component to keep the weight off. Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can easily go awry during the holiday season, when we tend to be surrounded by temptation. It’s important to implement strategies to keep health at the forefront of our minds.

A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated the finale of our Just 10 Challenge. We had nearly half a million people take control of their health and sign up to lose 10 pounds. I couldn’t be more proud, but the efforts don’t just end there. Any comprehensive weight-loss plan includes a maintenance component to keep the weight off. Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can easily go awry during the holiday season, when we tend to be surrounded by temptation. It’s important to implement strategies to keep health at the forefront of our minds. 


In that spirit, we’ve pooled our resources to help you. The Enforcer, Dr. Mike Roizen, offers a variety of strategies to survive the holidays. Some of our favorite chefs created and passed along healthy holiday recipes to serve as alternatives to traditional guilty pleasures. I created my own 12 Days of Christmas holiday guide to help you fight stress, boost your immunity, avoid weight gain and more. Our Team Oz Experts and Wellness Warriors have written holiday blogs summarizing their most important advice to get you through the season.



As we come together with our families and friends this holiday, remember that we are stronger together than individually. Your strength and dedication may be the inspiration and support that others need to begin their journey to wellness. Health is the best gift to give this season – to your loved ones and yourself.

Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on traditional Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.

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