Restart Your Body in 5 Days

Do you often feel tired or run-down? This simple food plan will put some pep back in your step in less than a week!

Restart Your Body in 5 Days

Do you often feel run-down or tired throughout the day? Your diet could be the culprit. Try these Oz-approved meals that can help boost your energy and overall health. In just five days, you’ll put some pep back in your step!

Meatless Mondays

Saturated, fatty meats will leave you feeling heavy and run-down. Try cutting meat from your diet just one day a week to help kick start your GI tract and keep you feeling full of energy. Instead, opt for high-fiber foods that will keep your body running smoothly.

\r\n\r\nMeatless Veggie Burger
\r\nSautéed Portobello Mushrooms

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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