The Drs: Healthy Swaps To Lose Weight + Eyelash Extension Dangers

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The Doctors: Healthy Food Swaps To Save Calories

Looking for more tips to help boost nutrition and maybe even lose some weight at the same time? Dr Jennifer Ashton, a board-certified OB/GYN, is also now board-certified in obesity medicine. Dr Ashton wanted to reveal a few healthy swaps that actually taste good. First, instead of white rice, use cauliflower rice! All you do is put raw cauliflower in a blender or food processor and run the motor until you’re left with what looks like rice. One cup of cauliflower rice is just 25 calories as opposed to 204 in white rice.

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Instead of chicken nuggets, substitute a zucchini popper made with ground chicken or turkey, chopped zucchini and onion, and some spices. Just pan-fry or bake in the oven and you’ll consume just 204 calories from five poppers, instead of 270 for regular chicken nuggets. But you’re also benefiting in terms of fat, carbohydrates, and protein.

The Drs: Healthy Swaps To Lose Weight + Eyelash Extension Dangers

Dr Jennifer Ashton shared healthy and easy food swaps you can use to help you get healthy and lose weight, without sacrificing flavor. (dinesarasota / Flickr)

For a lot of people, a meal replacement has been shown to help people. If you want to use one, a meal delivery service may be the way to go. Dr Ashton recommended Veestro because they can bring shakes or meal replacements you need to save you time and calories. When it comes to alcohol, you can still enjoy a margarita, but use fresh citrus juice, a splash of agave, and a little cayenne, instead of those pre-made mixes.

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What’s your favorite health food swap?

The Doctors: Dangers Of Eyelash Extensions

Next, before you reach for a new way to enhance your eyelashes, The Doctors want you to be aware that not all products and services are created equally. Photos were revealed of women who had bad reactions to eyelash extensions. The red, bloodshot eyeballs and torn, clumped eyelashes were just some of the uncomfortable results. Dr Brian Bachler-Wachler explained that you should first know that your own eyelashes can break off if the extensions aren’t applied properly and you can have a skin reaction because of an allergy. The hard lashes could also potentially detach and scratch your cornea, leading to an infection or cause permanent loss of your own lashes because of the glue. You’re best off going to a reputable salon, but you should always see if the glue being used contains formaldehyde. If you have a bad reaction, see your eye doctor ASAP.

The Doctors: Baby With Hiccups Flips Off Dad

The Doctors then shared the hilarious and adorable video of a baby girl with the hiccups who held up her middle finger for the camera as her dad filmed her. The 9-day-old infant’s reaction has now been viewed thousands of times! Dr Travis Stork explained that for a hiccuping infant, you can try breastfeeding or feeding the baby solid foods. You can also try to slow down the feedings and stop and burp the baby throughout.

Laughing was the word of the day and you can use the word laughing on The Doctors’ website to enter for a chance to win an Ahava anti-aging kit worth over $100.

The Doctors: Prince Opioid Overdose

For The Doctors’ News in 2:00, it was reported that according to the Associated Press, Prince died of an opioid overdose. The 57-year-old singer was found dead on April 21 and an attorney for the singer’s half-siblings claimed Prince had an addiction to Percocet decades before he died, and used them to cope with the rigors of performing. Law enforcement did find prescription opioid medication on Prince and a criminal investigation is underway into how and from whom Prince got the medication.

The Doctors: Voting Booth Germs

Those living in California, New Jersey, Montana, New Mexico, North and South Dakota will cast their votes in the presidential primary election. The confined space of a polling booth could potentially be laden with a host of microorganisms. After casting your vote, be sure to wash your hands with soap and warm water, or hand sanitizer. Of course you can also always vote by mail.

The Doctors: Paul Rudd ‘The Fundamentals Of Caring’

Paul Rudd stars in the upcoming Netflix original movie The Fundamentals of Caring. In the movie, after suffering a personal tragedy, Rudd becomes a caregiver to Trevor, a foul-mouthed 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy.

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