Complementary Medicines for Weight Loss - Good for Your Waist or Just Good Money Wasters?
How do you overcome the powerful marketing of complementary medicines for weight loss to make better choices? By being informed. Some complementary medicines for weight control are dangerous, while others might not even work. With National Herbal Medicine Week running from 15 to 21 September, now is a good time in particular to evaluate herbal medicines for weight loss. Read on to find out more.
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What Are Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs)?
What are Some Weight-Loss CAMs and Their Marketing Claims?Go to the table on page three of this newsletter to read the marketing claims about various CAMs for weight loss. Beware, most of the claims have not been proven, and some of them have safety issues. Research on many weight loss CAMs is in its infancy.
How Effective are CAMs for Weight Loss?
Many weight-loss CAMs need more testing to see if they work
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