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The New Obesity Drugs: an Rx for Weight Loss?

People who need to lose a significant amount of weight - and there are a lot of them - finally have more medical options. After a string of disappointments, the Food and Drug Administration has lately approved four drugs that can aid in weight loss when used alongside diet and exercise.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Any drug that reduces hunger will work for weight loss.  It is the side effects of those drugs that limit their use for a lifetime.  That’s why you have to find a diet that also generates satiety.  To date, anti-inflammatory diets appear to be the best choice.


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