From Rachael Ray to Paula Deen, celebrity chefs are cooking up healthier meals. Could their star power help reverse the obesity epidemic? FatFighterTV has a look at this story and other diet and fitness headlines making news this week.
Celebrity chefs put healthy eating on the menu
Could celebrity chefs be the recipe to healthier eating in this country? Paula Deen is teaching kids how to cook healthy foods, Rachael Ray is working to reform school lunch, and Jamie Oliver is using fresh fruits and veggies to help students in West Virginia eat healthier. Could their star power help us eat our way out of the obesity epidemic?
FDA cracks down on fat-melting injections
So... about those "fat-dissolving" treatments. The Food and Drug Administration says they do not get rid of fat and the companies that offer them should stop saying that they do. The procedures go by names like lipodissolve, mesotherapy, lipozap, lipotherapy, or injection lipolysis. The FDA says they all use unproven injections of drugs. And don't forget, a couple of years ago, FatFighterTV warned you about SmartLipo.
Strawberry prices drop
If you're a strawberry lover like me, you are going to be berry happy about this - prices are unusually low around the country. Here's why: cold weather delayed Florida's harvest to coincide with California's, so now there are so many strawberries from both states hitting the market, which is driving down the cost. I was wondering why the cartons have been "Buy one, get one free" for awhile at the grocery store...
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