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Probiotics backed for weight loss benefits: Meta-analysis

By Tim Cutcliffe

Probiotic supplementation with various strains of Lactobacillus have been shown to induce a small but statistically significant weight loss in the obese and overweight, according to a new review and meta-analysis.

Food gum may slash body fat levels: RCT data

Food gum may slash body fat levels: RCT data

By Stephen DANIELLS

Consuming gum Arabic for six weeks may help healthy women shed up to 2.2% body fat, says a new randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind trial from Sudan – home of the gum.

The fat get fatter, new study

The fat get fatter, new study

The problem of overweight in the American population may be even
greater than previously suspected with a new study in the
Archives of Internal Medicine revealing that the number of
clinically severely obese adults is growing faster...

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