‘The Dr. Oz Show’ Episode Guide (Oct. 5): The Short-Burst Diet Program

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‘The Dr. Oz Show’ Episode Guide (Oct. 5): The Short-Burst Diet Program

On today’s episode of the syndicated “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Oz tackles the new short-burst diet trend, which claims to give users the benefits of calorie deprivation while allowing much more food. The diet requires users to consume 1,000 calories or less of plant-based food for five consecutive days every month. The rest of the month, users are free to eat as they normally would.

Fans of the diet — which is designed for women who can’t stick to long-term plans — have reported increased fat loss and more stamina. Dr. Oz breaks down the program’s risks and benefits and discusses whether it’s the right plan for you.

Dr. Oz, the world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, served as health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” since 2004, sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers including “YOU: The Owner’s Manual”, “YOU: The Smart Patient”, “YOU: On a Diet”, “YOU: Staying Young”, “YOU: Being Beautiful” and “YOU Having a Baby” as well as the award-winning “Healing from the Heart”. He has a regular column in TIME Magazine and O The Oprah Magazine.

Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents.

Cleared in over 99% of the country, “The Dr. Oz Show” is co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and distributed by SPT. “The Dr. Oz Show” is executive produced by Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.

To watch the nationally syndicated “The Dr. Oz Show,” be sure to check your local listings for the time period in your market.

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