This week's episode of Our Ottawa, a new weekly magazine program on CBC Television, features an Ottawa doctor's take on the best diet for you, plus an Ottawa Olympian discusses his dangerous crash in Sochi.

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Watch Our Ottawa Sundays and Mondays at 11 a.m. and early each Saturday at 6 a.m. on CBC Television.

Our Ottawa host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld takes a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

The interview above features Dr. Yoni Freedhoff and his take on the dieting debate, which he details in his new book, The Diet Fix.

Also on the show this week:

  • Work Shift | We learn about the state of employment in Ottawa.
  • Science Smart | NASA has confirmed more than 700 new planets. CBC Meteorologist Joanna Wagstaffe explains.
  • Cody Sorensen | Ottawa's Olympic bobsleigh racer talks about his scary crash in Sochi.
  • Femmy Awards |  A profile of some of the winners who made contributions to women's rights in our community.

Tune in to Our Ottawa every Saturday at 6 a.m. ET, plus Sundays and Mondays at 11 a.m. ET on CBC Television.