Drs: Post-Workout Donut + Tips For Glowing Skin & Healthy Hair

The Doctors: “Pronut” Post-Workout Snack

The Doctors wanted to learn the truth about the new must-have post-workout meal: donuts! They’re called Pronuts and they contain acai, whey protein, flax seed, agave, and sunflower seed butter. It’s about 85 calories per pronut, and Dr Andrew Ordon said it would be good with a glass of milk. Dr Rachael Ross agreed that they certainly weren’t bad. Dr Jennifer Ashton couldn’t try them because she’s highly allergic to nuts, but said she would definitely eat them if she could because after a workout you want that mixture of carbohydrates and protein to repair and grow muscle.

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Not to mention at just 85 calories, it’s relatively guilt-free. Dr Travis said it takes a moment to get used to the fact that it’s not as sweet as a regular donut and definitely tastes different, but added that they grow on you and even wanted another one! You’re basically fooling yourself into thinking you’re eating a donut, when you’re actually taking in a lot less sugar.

Drs: Post-Workout Donut + Tips For Glowing Skin & Healthy Hair

The Doctors tasted a so-called “pronut” that allegedly makes for a healthy post-workout snack. So what’s the real deal? (lucianvenutian / Flickr)

“I say go for it,” Dr Travis exclaimed. So will you be indulging in a Pronut anytime soon?

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The Doctors: Tips & Tricks For Glowing Skin & Healthy Hair

Beauty expert Jamie Krell joined Dr Rachael Ross to reveal easy and effective ways you can look your best. For glowing skin, it’s important to nourish your body from the inside out. Jamie suggested you eat fruits and vegetables, specifically leafy greens, and green tea because they’re loaded with antioxidants. Antioxidants battle compounds in the body that contribute to the aging process and fight free radicals that damage DNA. You can brew your own tea at home because it’s healthier and cheaper that store-bought canned green tea.

Next, to boost hair health avoid too much heat or coloring. Use conditioners with protein to heal damage and repair split ends. Jamie also recommended that you use a wide-tooth comb when your hair is wet rather than a brush. Use a loose hair band if you want to pull your hair back, but don’t pull it too tight.

Stress can affect your skin, just as sun exposure or poor nutrition. Drink a lot of water, stay active, and practice a good skin care routine. You can try a serum with antioxidants, peptides, and anti-aging ingredients to achieve beautiful skin all year round. Number 7 makes a serum for less than $30 that is available at Target.

The Doctors: Improve Your Heart Health

The Doctors then switched gears to talk about heart health. To cut your heart attack risk, try snacking on walnuts to lower bad cholesterol and inflammation in the arteries. Also, try drinking berry water because staying hydrated is vital to helping the arteries function at their best. It could even be helpful to be in a loving relationship as well, because having a loved one not only decreases stress but they can also encourage you to take necessary steps to take care of yourself and live a longer, happier life.

Life was the word of the day and you can use the word life on The Doctors’ website to enter for a chance to win a Victoria necklace from Isabelle Grace Jewelry worth $120!

The Doctors: Sterilizing Male Mosquitos In Brazil To Stop Zika Outbreak

The Zika virus has now spread to more than 30 countries, and there is no treatment or cure for the virus. Zika has been attributed to the sudden spike in babies born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains. Now, officials in Brazil are planning to sterilize millions of male mosquitos with gamma rays to reduce the mosquito population before the summer Olympics in August in Rio. They are planning to release the sterile males into target areas to mate with females producing no offspring. The strategy was used before to successfully eliminate fruit flies on an island in Portugal.

The Doctors: Mars Candy Bars Recall

Mars Inc. conducted a voluntary recall of its candy bars in 55 countries in Europe and elsewhere. In January, a consumer In Germany reportedly found a piece of red plastic in a Snickers bar and sent it back to the company. The products being recalled are Snickers, Milky Way, Mars, Celebrations, and Mini Mix.

The Doctors: Oscar Stars Staying Healthy

The Oscars will premiere on February 28 and many of the nominees opened up about how they stay healthy on and off the red carpet. Rooney Mara is vegan and tries to exercise whenever she can, while another red carpet star shared that she loves Manuka honey!

 

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