By Jason Poquette, BPharm, R.Ph
So how are those New Year’s Resolutions coming along? If you are like millions of other Americans you have included some sort of weight loss goal on your list. This isn’t surprising. According to statistics from the National Institute of Health, nearly two-thirds of adults are overweight and one-third qualify as obese based on BMI (body mass index). This results in numerous health-related concerns like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Could a trip to the local pharmacy offer any help?