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 Dr. Oz Reveals the Secrets of Food and the Human Body in the Truth About Food from Discovery Health and the BBC 
by Healthy News - 8/22/2007

This episode puts our volunteers’ bodies on the line to discover just what effect food can have on our sex lives. Is the way to a person''''''''s heart really through the stomach? Can fruit and vegetables boost sperm quality and quantity? How might cheese help relieve the symptoms of PMS? And can you tell if a woman is attracted to you by the contents of her dinner plate?

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD: How to Feed Your Kids

Premiere: Tuesday, September 18, at 8 PM

In a warm-hearted look at children’s stubborn palates, this episode provides a guide on how to open kids’ minds and mouths to new foods. How did young Isaac break his broccoli boycott? Also, viewers will discover whether or not watching TV can trigger your child to put on pounds, and if sugar really makes kids hyperactive.


Premiere: Tuesday, September 18, at 9 PM

After trying every diet in the book, a family of dieters are about to give up until the latest nutritional science comes to their aid. Sit back as THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD reveals the foods that keep you feeling fuller for longer, how dairy products may hold the secret to reducing calorie absorption, and whether or not the speed of our metabolism really determines how fat we are.

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD: How to Stay Young and Beautiful

Premiere: Wednesday, September 19, at 8 PM

In tonight’s fact-filled feast, discover how the mere color of some foods can fight the aging process. How to Stay Young and Beautiful reveals how eating tomatoes can help stop the progression of wrinkles, and looks at whether or not a stringent detox diet really does work. Our scientists also try to figure out if drinking two liters of water a day can give you younger, healthier-looking skin.

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD: How to Be the Best

Premiere: Wednesday, September 19, at 9 PM

In this episode, a group of female vegetarian martial arts experts go back to eating meat to see if it makes them fitter and h4er. Also, get set to test whether the omega-3 in oily fish can give stressed-out cabbies a less taxing day, and whether or not firefighters in Montana are better placed to lick the flames after licking their lips over snacks rather than the traditional three meals a day.

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD was initiated by the BBC production team led by executive producer Jill Fullerton-Smith (The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs, Seven Industrial Wonders of the World) and series producer Alice Harper (The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs). For Discovery Health in the United States, Alon Orstein is executive producer. The Truth About Food companion book is published in the United States by Bloomsbury, U.S.A.

About Discovery Health Media Enterprises

Discovery Health Media Enterprises includes the Discovery Health and FitTV television networks and online assets including, as well as its Continuing Medical Education (CME) business and Discovery’s first stand-alone VOD service, Discovery Health On-Call. Discovery Health Media Enterprises is part of Discovery Communications, the number-one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Through TV and digital media, Discovery’s 100-plus worldwide networks include Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, The Science Channel, Discovery Health and Discovery HD Theater. Discovery Communications is owned by Discovery Holding Co. (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, Discovery''''''''s founder and chairman. For more information please visit

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