TITLE

the truth about DIET PILLS

AUTHOR(S)
Marinos, Sarah
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Good Health (Australia Edition);Apr2011, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the business of diet pills for losing weight. The Sibutramine Cardiovascular OUTcomes (SCOUT) study linked the reductil to 16 percent incidence of heart attack and stroke in obese patients. In 2011, approximately 4.2 per cent of the 789.6 million dollars weight-loss market will be made up of medicinal weight-loss products such as pills. Doctor Steve Hambleton suggests to have a healthy balanced diet, reducing the amount of consumed fat, and cutting back on portion sizes.
ACCESSION #
59250221

 

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