You are a nutrition professional. A client wants to lose weight and tells you he/she is considering taking an over-the-counter (OTC) weight loss medication. Discuss the risks of the OTC medication, and explain why addressing weight through lifestyle is a better long-term solution. Next, design a sample one-day meal plan for your client with his/her weight loss goal in mind. Explain why/how you came up with the meal plan based on what you know about the client.
You choose The specific OTC weight-loss drug, and the client’s gender, age, weight loss goal, health issues, and dietary restrictions.