Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. TV

Dr. Oz's top five weight loss waist whittlers, from chia to cocoa

See also

Talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz, author of "YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management," wants to help you achieve that 2014 New Year's resolution to win at weight loss. We've collected some of his new-in-2014 tips for boosting your metabolism and torching calories.

Try these diet tips from Dr. Oz to boost your metabolism and supercharge your own weight loss goals:

  1. Drink one cup of tea a day. If you're looking to lose weight, reach for an oolong or white variety, such as Uncle Lee's Tea Organic White Tea (click for details).
  2. Try stirring two tablespoons of "whole" or "raw" chia seeds into a glass of water and wait a few minutes, drinking them down before the seeds absorb the water, to prevent fat absorption. Try an organic variety, such as Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds (click for information).
  3. Use metabolism boosters that are safe. The easiest way to jump-start your body's metabolism is by making small changes to the way you eat. It's as simple as adding foods with a spicy kick (such as pickled peppers or Tabasco sauce), green tea and ginger to your meals, says Dr. Oz. Put it all together with Traditional Medicinals Organic Fair Trade Certified Green Tea with Ginger Herbal Tea (click for details).
  4. Make healthy replacements. Dr. Oz suggests bittersweet chips to replace your candy bar, for example. Try Ghirardelli Chocolate Baking Chips, 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate.
  5. Reduce cortisol by eating foods to reduce your levels, such as dark chocolate. Look for options that are pre-portioned for you, such as Toblerone Dark Chocolate Minis (click for details).
Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Jack White
    Reddit users have fun photoshopping an angry Jack White at a Cubs game
    Music Buzz
  • Kliff Kingsbury
    Kliff Kingsbury reads a series of flattering tweets praising his good looks
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Jamaal Charles
    Kansas City Chiefs make Jamaal Charles the second highest paid running back in NFL
    NFL Buzz
  • Slash
    Slash and The Conspirators crush it at Hard Rock, AP Awards
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Monks of Mellonwah
    Exclusive interview: Monks of Mellonwah talk music, touring and more
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Nikki Bella
    How will fans react if the WWE decides to turn Nikki Bella into a heel?
    Camera
    5 Photos