On today's show, Dr. Oz addresses the growing trend of women misusing laxatives to lose weight. Laxative abuse can lead to irreversible physical damage but, that doesn't stop women who are desperate to be thin. In this sneak peek Dr. Oz talks to a woman who went from 260 pounds to just 78 pounds using only laxatives.
And three foods to avoid.
Want to help lower your risk of getting cancer? The answer could be in the food you eat! Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer at WebMD and the author of "Take Control of Your Cancer Risk," says there are three kinds of foods that could really help prevent cancer: garlic, fish and grapes. And what three kinds of foods should you avoid? Red and processed meats, refined grains, and alcoholic and sugary drinks. Watch the videos below to learn more about how food could be connected to your cancer risk.
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