More Weight-loss Pills Found Dosed With Speed-like Drugs

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The researchers compared the composition of dietary supplements labeled as containing Acacia rigidula with that of the plant itself. None of the dietary supplements resembled Acacia rigidula in terms of their chemical composition. For example, nearly all of the supplements had high levels of a compound called phenethylamine, but this compound is found at very low levels in the plant itself. “Given the low natural abundance of [phenethylamine] in the plant materials, it appears nearly impossible to achieve the amounts of [phenethylamine] found in the dietary supplements by formulating them with plant material or extracts of A.
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15 Worst Snacks for Weight Loss

Instead of: Two rice cakes Reach for: One cup of air-popped popcorn Rice cakes have long been labeled a diet food because they’re low in calories and fat free. But they’re also sky high on the glycemic index, scoring 82 (pure sugar is 100). The glycemic index miracle garcinia cambogia is a measure of how a food raises your blood sugar and insulin (the higher the score, the greater the increase). And according to Australian research, people who ate a diet lower on the glycemic index lost twice as much fat compared to those on higher glycemic diets.
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