Dr. Oz checks in with a group of students working hard to get healthy and fight teen obesity - a problem that has reached epidemic proportions across the nation. With the help of their HealthCorps team mentor Jake, these students from Brooklyn, New York's Utrecht High School are on the right track to achieving their diet and fitness goals. Learn how their 99-cent workout can work for your family, too.

Dr. Oz checks in with a group of students working hard to get healthy and fight teen obesity - a problem that has reached epidemic proportions across the nation. With the help of their HealthCorps team mentor Jake, these students from Brooklyn, New York's Utrecht High School are on the right track to achieving their diet and fitness goals. Learn how their 99-cent workout can work for your family, too.


Click here to watch Part 1 of the update for more gym-free exercise tips.

Click here to see how the students have progressed and get Dr. Oz's After-School Snack recipes.

Click here to watch where it all began and learn more about the students and their personal struggles with diet and exercise. 

Learn what you and your family can do to make better food and lifestyle choices. Take Dr. Oz's Healthy Family Challenge now!

Are you inspired by this group of student's commitment to better health? Learn from their successes and apply their strategies with the Dr. Oz School Challenge Cheat Sheet.


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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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