Tips for caring for your hair in cold weather

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton answers your health questions and shares her prescription for wellness.
2:40 | 12/01/23

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HI. >> Eva: PHILLY HAS BEEN GOOD TO >> Eva: PHILLY HAS BEEN GOOD TO ME. ME. FAMILY. FAMILY. >> DeMarco: DR. JEN IS WITH US >> DeMarco: DR. JEN IS WITH US LOOKING AT THE QUESTIONS YOU LOOKING AT THE QUESTIONS YOU HAVE FOR US. HAVE FOR US. THE FIRST ONE, WHAT IS THE FIRST ONE, WHAT IS NON-EXERCISE INDUCED NON-EXERCISE INDUCED THERMOGENESIS AND HOW CAN IT THERMOGENESIS AND HOW CAN IT HELP WITH WEIGHT LOSS? HELP WITH WEIGHT LOSS? >> Dr. Jen: IT GOES BY A >> Dr. Jen: IT GOES BY A DIFFERENT ACRONYM, NEIT. DIFFERENT ACRONYM, NEIT. EVER SIT WITH SOMEONE ALWAYS EVER SIT WITH SOMEONE ALWAYS SHAKING THEIR LEG OR MOVING SHAKING THEIR LEG OR MOVING THEIR BODY AROUND OR THEY'RE A THEIR BODY AROUND OR THEY'RE A FIDGETER OR STANDING UP AND FIDGETER OR STANDING UP AND THEY'RE KIND OF GOING BACK AND THEY'RE KIND OF GOING BACK AND FORTH LIKE THIS. FORTH LIKE THIS. >> DeMarco: MAKING ME NERVOUS. >> DeMarco: MAKING ME NERVOUS. >> Dr. Jen: WE DON'T WANT TO DO >> Dr. Jen: WE DON'T WANT TO DO THAT. THAT. BUT THE BOTTOM LINE IS THIS IS A BUT THE BOTTOM LINE IS THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY OF BURNING SIGNIFICANT WAY OF BURNING CALORIES. CALORIES. IT IS NOT JUST ABOUT WHAT WE DO IT IS NOT JUST ABOUT WHAT WE DO IN THE GYM, OR OUTSIDE. IN THE GYM, OR OUTSIDE. YOU CAN BURN 10 TO UP TO 50% OF YOU CAN BURN 10 TO UP TO 50% OF EXTRA CALORIES JUST WITH THIS EXTRA CALORIES JUST WITH THIS KIND OF BEING ACTIVE. KIND OF BEING ACTIVE. >> DeMarco: MOVING IN THE CHAIR. >> DeMarco: MOVING IN THE CHAIR. >> Dr. Jen: ROCKING, STANDING >> Dr. Jen: ROCKING, STANDING INSTEAD OF SITTING, WALKING INSTEAD OF SITTING, WALKING AROUND WHEN ON THE PHONE, AROUND WHEN ON THE PHONE, PACING, ALL OF THOSE THINGS ADD PACING, ALL OF THOSE THINGS ADD UP. UP. SO THOSE PEOPLE THAT YOU KNOW SO THOSE PEOPLE THAT YOU KNOW THAT ARE ALWAYS MOVING THEIR THAT ARE ALWAYS MOVING THEIR LEG, AND ANNOYING YOU, GUESS LEG, AND ANNOYING YOU, GUESS WHAT, THEY'RE BURNING CALORIES. WHAT, THEY'RE BURNING CALORIES. >> Eva: MY MOM ALWAYS MOVES HER >> Eva: MY MOM ALWAYS MOVES HER ARM BUT I THOUGHT SHE WAS TRYING ARM BUT I THOUGHT SHE WAS TRYING TO GET MORE STEPS ON HER WATCH. TO GET MORE STEPS ON HER WATCH. JUST MOVING HER ARM. JUST MOVING HER ARM. >> Dr. Jen: THE MORE ACTIVITY >> Dr. Jen: THE MORE ACTIVITY YOU DO, THE BETTER, AND IT YOU DO, THE BETTER, AND IT DOESN'T ALWAYS HAVE TO BE THAT DOESN'T ALWAYS HAVE TO BE THAT OVERT. OVERT. YOUR BODY AS A MACHINE IS ALWAYS YOUR BODY AS A MACHINE IS ALWAYS BURNING CALORIES, SO THIS IS BURNING CALORIES, SO THIS IS JUST ONE SNEAKY LITTLE SUBTLE JUST ONE SNEAKY LITTLE SUBTLE WAY TO DO IT. WAY TO DO IT. >> DeMarco: OKAY. >> DeMarco: OKAY. >> Eva: YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR >> Eva: YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR WELLNESS. WELLNESS. >> Dr. Jen: HAS TO DO WITH WAYS >> Dr. Jen: HAS TO DO WITH WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR HAIR, INSPIRED TO PROTECT YOUR HAIR, INSPIRED BY MY NEW DO. BY MY NEW DO. AND THE CUT. AND THE CUT. AND THE SEASON THAT WE'RE IN, AND THE SEASON THAT WE'RE IN, PARTICULARLY WHICH CAN BE HARD PARTICULARLY WHICH CAN BE HARD ON HAIR. ON HAIR. NUMBER ONE, MOISTURIZE YOUR HAIR NUMBER ONE, MOISTURIZE YOUR HAIR CAN -- I LOVE COCONUT OIL, CAN -- I LOVE COCONUT OIL, DeMARCO KNOWS THAT, OR DeMARCO KNOWS THAT, OR CONDITIONER. CONDITIONER. LEAVE IT ON THE ENDS A LITTLE LEAVE IT ON THE ENDS A LITTLE BIT. BIT. BE INCREDIBLY GENTLE WHEN BE INCREDIBLY GENTLE WHEN BRUSHING OR COMBING WET HAIR AND BRUSHING OR COMBING WET HAIR AND USE THOSE WIDE-TOOTHED COMBS USE THOSE WIDE-TOOTHED COMBS GENTLY. GENTLY. THAT'S WHEN YOUR HAIR IS AT ITS THAT'S WHEN YOUR HAIR IS AT ITS MOST FRAGILE. MOST FRAGILE. AND AVOID THE RUBBER BAND-BASED AND AVOID THE RUBBER BAND-BASED HAIR TIES, USE A CLIP OR HAIR TIES, USE A CLIP OR SOMETHING FABRIC BASED. SOMETHING FABRIC BASED. AND SKIP THE BUN. AND SKIP THE BUN. I LOVE THE BUN. I LOVE THE BUN. BUT PULLING YOUR HAIR BACK CAN BUT PULLING YOUR HAIR BACK CAN REALLY BE DAMAGING. REALLY BE DAMAGING. JUST FOR THE RECORD, YOU WILL BE JUST FOR THE RECORD, YOU WILL BE SEEING THE FAUX PO AND THE WIG SEEING THE FAUX PO AND THE WIG TO PROTECT MY NEW HAIR. TO PROTECT MY NEW HAIR. >> Eva: WHAT ABOUT IF YOU HAVE >> Eva: WHAT ABOUT IF YOU HAVE NO HAIR? NO HAIR? >> Dr. Jen: THAT OIL. >> Dr. Jen: THAT OIL. MOISTURIZE THE DOME. MOISTURIZE THE DOME. YES. YES. DeMARCO, YOUR SKIN IS VERY DeMARCO, YOUR SKIN IS VERY MOISTURIZED. MOISTURIZED. AND YOU KNOW THE COOKING OIL IS AND YOU KNOW THE COOKING OIL IS MY FAVORITE WAY. MY FAVORITE WAY. IT IS THE HEALTHIEST AND IT IS IT IS THE HEALTHIEST AND IT IS ALSO THE LEAST EXPENSIVE WAY ALSO THE LEAST EXPENSIVE WAY TO -- TO -- >> DeMarco: THANK YOU FOR THAT. >> DeMarco: THANK YOU FOR THAT. >> Dr. Jen: GOOD LUCK. >> Dr. Jen: GOOD LUCK. >> DeMarco: IT IS GOOD LUCK

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