Dr. Oz’s Favorite Summer Drinks

Need a quick way to beat the heat this summer? Try any of these Oz-approved drinks for a nutritious and delicious way to stay cool and hydrated.

Dr. Oz’s Favorite Summer Drinks

By Toni Gasparis

Need a quick way to beat the heat this summer? Try any of these Oz-approved drinks for a nutritious and delicious way to stay cool and hydrated.


Green Tea Lemonade

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants to deliver a power punch to your body: reducing your cancer risk, helping your memory and even assisting weight loss. Squeeze in some lemon and throw in some ice to enjoy on-the-go on those hot summer days. Get the quick and easy recipe here.

Nuts May Be Your Best Snack to Help Maintain Weight Loss — Here's Why

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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