For the first time in 13 years the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved two new weight loss medications. In the past, many researchers viewed weight loss drugs as medically insignificant, their only benefit being a better appearance – a benefit not worthy of the associated risks. However, as more is learned about obesity and the risks associated with it, FDA members decided the risks associated with untreated obesity were greater than the risks associated with the submitted medications. Continue reading
We’ve heard it time and time again. “I don’t have time for breakfast”. We are all pressed for time. Whether you have a house full of kids, a stressful job, lots of hobbies or a dirty house to clean- we understand that time is limited. But, breakfast still is THE most important meal of the day.
Tired of salads this time of year? While the grill is still hot from your favorite BBQ, why not try grilling your vegetables? From asparagus to zucchini, summer is a great time to toss onions, peppers, or even fresh beets on the grill. Afraid of losing your veggies to the gas or charcoal? Pick up a vegetable grill basket at Target or other big box store for $20.00 and you’re all set.
School’s out for summer! If you’re a working parent like me, your kids may be spending a good number of the hot days of summer at camp or the pool. And unlike school where your kids can get lunch onsite, packing lunch is now on your “to do” list every night. Invest in a decent lunch box and coolly pack and your kid is good to go.