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Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks

of 25 percent of calories from fat can easily produce a deficit equal to or greater than the amount of weight lost by chronically taking diet pills. We also know these changes in lifestyle will not only lower body weight but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer as well.

"Yet, Americans have a love affair with the idea of a 'magic bullet,' and this is inflamed by the advertising and pharmaceutical industries," Levitsky said. "However, enough evidence is in for me to conclude: the perils of weight loss pills far outweigh the modest weight loss they achieve, even when taken for years."


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