Ask Oz: Mom Edition

Dr. Oz answers your biggest health questions when it comes to your child’s health.

Ask Oz: Mom Edition

Is your child a picky eater? Or struggling when he or she goes to the bathroom? Dr. Oz is taking questions from everyday moms just like you and providing simple solutions to keep your children happy and healthy!

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“My child struggles with constipation. Is there a solution besides OTCs to help her get regular?”

Children’s bowel movements vary in frequency, but should always come out smoothly, without excessive pain or strain. An all-natural constipation solution that is both effective and your kids will love is the CRAP diet. “CRAP” stands for four excellent sources of fiber: Cherries, Raisins, Apricots, Prunes. A diet rich in any fruits, vegetables and whole grains is a great way to decrease constipation and prevent it in the future. Your child should be getting at least one and a half cups of both fruits and vegetables every day. Also make sure your child gets plenty of fluids, since dehydration can also contribute to constipation. If your child has been constipated for two weeks or more, or changing their diet doesn’t help, consult your pediatrician.

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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