The Regimen Instructions

Follow this checklist every day for optimal health.

The Regimen Instructions

Take control of your health with this checklist that covers what to eat, what to take, and what to do day in and day out for your best health. Get the full plan by downloading the Dr. Oz app and print out The Regimen cheat sheet to get started.

Drink Oolong Tea Twice a Day

Oolong tea has high levels of polyphenol compounds which lower inflammation and helps reduce the risk for diseases such as cancer and diabetes. It also has caffeine, giving you an energy boost during the day. There are several varieties of oolong tea but all of them are made from partially oxidized green tea, giving it a golden to dark orange hue when steeped. To make a cup, brew 1 teaspoon of loose-leaf oolong tea with 6 ounces of water and enjoy up to twice a day. If you’re looking to lose weight, drink the tea along with your meals to enhance your metabolism.

Watch: The Benefits of Tea

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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