The Down Side to Prescription Drugs – What You May Not Know by Jacqueline Eberstein in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine. Your prescriptions may benefit your health, yet undermine your weight loss. Jackie Eberstein, RN, shares for wealth of knowledge about how drugs affect your low carb efforts.
It’s funny how events sometimes just sort of compile themselves in a useful shape. A few days ago, I was annoyed when I opened the freezer on the top of my kitchen fridge, and a bag of steak bones, accumulated over many months, fell out at my feet. I figured that was the universe’s way of telling me it was time to make beef broth.
We’ve been talking about dieting and the history of diets. Most recently we looked at some of the herbal preparations that claim to help for obesity. In discussing herbal remedies, I reminded readers that just because these products are called herbs, and are considered to be “natural,” does not necessarily mean they are safe, and free from side effects. The herbs may, in fact, be safe at usual and customary dosages and amounts, but you should don’t merely assume they are because they seem to be related to parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme!