Dr. Oz's Favorite Summer Foods

From berries to watermelon, find out why you should take advantage of Dr. Oz's summer favorites!

Dr. Oz's Favorite Summer Foods

Everyone’s favorite time of year is here – summer time! Enjoy a trip to your local farmer’s market or grocery store and take advantage of this season’s produce that is chock-full of nutrients. Find out which of Dr. Oz’s favorite fruits, veggies, and pantry staples can help you stay hydrated and healthy all summer long.

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Kale

In case you needed any more reasons to get on the kale bandwagon, it’s packed with vitamins A, C, and K, as well as lutein. Lutein is one of the carotenoids that gives kale its dark green hue. Eating antioxidant-rich kale may also reduce the risk of macular degeneration. These nutrients support heart health so be sure to load up on this super food this summer.

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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