The Foods the Experts Don't Want You to Eat

You may think you're filling your plate with healthy foods, but are you really loading up on hormones and pesticides? Learn how to avoid the foods the experts won't touch.

The Foods the Experts Don't Want You to Eat

Are you piling your plate with foods the experts won't even go near? You may be surprised to learn what seemingly healthy foods are packed with hidden pesticides and hormones that could be sabotaging your health. Keep reading for the secrets to shopping for safer versions of your favorite foods.

Oncologist Dr. Marleen Meyers Won't Drink: Milk With Artificial Hormones

Why? It could increase your risk of breast cancer. In the 1980s, farmers began to inject cows with bovine growth hormone (rbGH) to speed their growth and increase milk output. While rbGH itself is thought to be inactive in humans, it leads to significantly higher levels of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) in milk. IGF-1 affects cell growth and death cycles and can contribute to tumor growth. Specifically, studies have linked increased IGF-1 levels to breast cancer, in addition to prostate and colon cancers.

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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