Separating Fact From Fiction

Photograph by Peter Hapak for TIME

A few years ago, I was getting ready to go onstage at a college to do an interview with Dr. Oz. It was morning, and backstage there was a table with yogurt, blueberries and granola. I fixed myself a bowl, and Mehmet asked me how I was enjoying it. I told him it was delicious. "I brought it," he said. Ever since then, I've been interested not only in how Oz eats (he's always got a pocketful of almonds, and you can see his daily diet on page 55) but also in how he regards what the rest of us consume....

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