The Drs: Whole Foods Selling Peeled Oranges + Obesity Epidemic


The Doctors: Three-Year-Old Barista

Most three-year-old’s love playing with cars or puzzles, but one 3-year-old named Adler enjoys working as a barista! The talented toddler crafts beautiful drinks with the help of his father Andrew. Dr Andrew Ordon joked that Adler also got to visit him at work for the day and thoroughly enjoyed playing with all his little gadgets! Andrew explained that his son began playing with coffee while he was working on opening a coffee shop. He thought of it more as a game and even made The Doctors some smooth coffee, which they loved!

Smooth was the word of the day and you can use the word smooth on The Doctors website to enter for a chance to win a package of SkinMedica HA 5 rejuvenating hydrator.


The Doctors: Peeled Oranges For Sale Controversy

The Drs: Whole Foods Selling Peeled Oranges + Obesity Epidemic

Whole Foods sold peeled oranges inside plastic containers, and customers blew up on social media! (waferboard / Flickr)


It’s important to make good food choices, but on popular health food store may have taken things too far! A customer shared a picture of peeled oranges being sold in plastic containers, with the caption “If only nature would find a way to cover these oranges so we didn’t need to waste so much plastic on them.”

The oranges were for sale at Whole Foods for $6 a pound which is pretty expensive, but Whole Foods responded via Twitter saying “Definitely our mistake. These have been pulled. We hear you, and we will leave them in their natural packaging: the peel.”

The Doctors: Obesity Epidemic + Future Warning & Costs

For The Doctors News in 2:00, it was reported that a wide-ranging study on obesity says that one in five adults could be morbidly obese by 2025. According to the study, the ratio of obese adults has more than doubled since 1975 and will probably get worse. Researchers predict that the obesity epidemic will result in staggering financial costs for the health care system. Obesity can put people at increased risk for stroke, diabetes, heart disease, and even some cancers. Authors of the study warned that unless the obesity epidemic is stopped, existing drugs for high cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar will “not be able to fully address the hazards of [obesity].”

The Doctors: Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas Hospital Visit

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the largest pediatric hospital in Southern California. The hospital provides pediatric health care to thousands of children each year. Right before they headed out on tour, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas visited the hospital for an impromptu concert.

The Doctors: Hardcore Henry Motion Sickness

Hardcore Henry is an action film shot entirely from Henry’s perspective using advanced technology. Many who have seen the film claim that the footage is nauseating, which means movie-goers should plan ahead for possible motion sickness.

The Doctors: Prevent Shower Curtain Mold

As The Doctors’ prescription of the day, Dr Travis Stork shared a tip for preventing shower curtain mold. Just take a pair of scissors to trim the bottom so that it hangs just at the top of the tub, rather than in the water. Also, be sure that the curtain hangs open, because mold can easily collect in the ripples if it is left pulled back.


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