- YOU: STAYING YOUNG Will Be Featured on Two Episodes of the Oprah Winfrey
Show on November 1 and November 5 -
SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- It's common knowledge that the food we eat has a direct effect our waistlines, but how aware are we that a poor diet, lack of exercise, high stress levels and poor quality of sleep actually impact our body's physical age? Discovery Health's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Dr. Michael Roizen help two overweight, stressed-out New Yorkers dramatically reverse the aging process by taking care of their bodies in YOU: STAYING YOUNG, which premieres Thursday, November 1, at 10 PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Health.
Imagine having a full-body, life-size cardboard cutout of yourself propped up on a New York City sidewalk for passers-by to examine and critique based on physical characteristics. This actually happens to Frank and Elaine, ages 52 and 45, who get a serious wake-up call when New Yorkers are challenged to guess their ages -- and routinely overestimate by several years. The grim pedestrian consensus is validated when Frank and Elaine undergo a personal fitness diagnosis with Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen -- based on their current waist measurements, body weights and body fat indexes, Frank is living in a 62-year- old body, and Elaine is living in a 53-year-old body.
In addition to compromising their physical appearance, Frank and Elaine's run-down bodies put them at elevated risk for serious conditions including heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Drs. Oz and Roizen help them understand how common problems, such as Frank's sleep apnea and Elaine's emotional stress from 9/11, take a serious toll on their overall health. Luckily, two of America's top medical minds are on hand to provide easy-to-follow steps for addressing these and other everyday challenges to their physical well-being.
In YOU: STAYING YOUNG, viewers watch Frank and Elaine trade french
fries and p
|SOURCE Discovery Health|
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved