Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country. It’s a challenge that many parents take on, but often struggle to keep healthy. While it’s easy to toss in convenient snacks, it’s not going to do much in the way of keeping their little bodies healthy and developing well. One pediatrician wants parents to know that sending kids to school with healthy lunches each day doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. In fact, she’s on a mission to help teach parents how to pack healthy school lunches on a budget.
For some, summer marks the season for showing off all the exercise and healthy choices they’ve committed to this year. On the other hand, for many others, the season can represent an ongoing struggle to reach their fitness goals. There are many variables involved in weight loss, muscle gain and overall physical health: lifestyle choices, age, hormones, genes, thyroid issues, and the list goes on. But let me introduce you to a possible culprit that may surprise you and isn’t always considered in fitness discussions: gluten sensitivity.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Holy Cross Hospital recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a donation of $500,000 from the Haller Foundation, bestowed by Linda Haller, to renovate the hospital's intensive rehabilitation unit (IRU) with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.