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September 13, 2004

Grapefruit Back in Weight Loss Spotlight, Diabetics and Weight Loss

"Scientific evidence is beginning to stack up in favor of long-held claims that grapefruit helps fight obesity, lowers cholesterol and reduces the risk of certain kinds of cancer."

Diabetics who look to a low-carb diet for fast weight loss results could be doing more harm than good.

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September 03, 2004

Atkins Weight Loss Doesn't Last, Weight Loss Products Not Always Safe

"More than 45 million copies of the books have been sold and everyone seems to be on it, but researchers said on Friday that Atkins and other low-carbohydrate diets do not help people stay slim."

"Ephedra-free weight-loss products that contain the herb citrus aurantium (Seville orange) aren't effective and may even be dangerous, says a review by researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center."

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