Weight Loss Supplements

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Weight Loss Supplements

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Weight Loss Pills And Products Don’t Work And Aren’t Safe

Our ancestors lived in a feast or famine world. When you don’t know where your next meal is coming from, or when it will arrive, the smart play is to pig out every time food is available. Our genes are programmed to extract as much energy as possible from what we eat and to store any extra energy in fat reservoirs, available in reserve for future famines.

These deeply ingrained genetic tendencies worked great in the austere world of our ancestors, but are a disaster in our current world of refrigerators, ubiquitous fast food joints and milk shakes. Only one third of Americans are now able to maintain a normal weight; one third are overweight; and one third are obese. Excess weight…

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 Weight Loss Pills And Products Don’t Work And Aren’t Safe

Desperate consumers eagerly turn to fad diet programs and diet pills to obtain weight reduction. But treatment for overweight is difficult, the results are poor and the risks are great.

3 New Weight Loss Supplements Getting Buzz

How much more news about weight loss supplements can there be to share? More every year, it turns out, as researchers synthesize new plant-derived compounds and test methods to optimize them for effectiveness.

7 New Weight Loss Supplements With Top Scientific Ratings

With all the new weight loss medications entering the market - and engendering controversy - many people are also looking to supplements to aid weight loss. But a visit to those shelves at your local Whole Foods or other health food store, and you're guaranteed to feel overwhelmed. Which really work and which don't? And are they safe?

Five supplements that claim to speed up weight loss – and what the science says

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