Dr. Oz’s Essential Oil Guide

Find out which oils are must-haves in your medicine cabinet.

Dr. Oz’s Essential Oil Guide

Oil isn’t just for cooking. There are plenty of oils that can help you look younger, feel more relaxed and possibly even prevent illnesses – from uncomfortable ailments like indigestion to deadly conditions such as heart disease. Confused about which oils are essential? Use this guide to find out which is best for what ails you.

Olive Oil for Heart Health

Full of monounsaturated fatty acids, olive oil may actually reduce your risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. Read these tips to help choose the most beneficial type of olive oil.

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

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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