Some Weight Loss Supplements Contain Amphetamine-like Compound

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When asked whether the FDA has plans to alert consumers about the findings, Arthur Whitmore, an FDA spokesperson, said: “in response to pure garcinia cambogia the study findings the agency is contemplating appropriate follow-up steps, and at this time can not specify what those steps are.” Last month, Cohen and colleagues reported finding a methamphetamine-like compound, which had also not been tested in people, in the workout supplement Craze . Illegal ingredient It’s not clear how long manufacturers have been using Acacia rigidula in supplements (or labeling their supplements as containing the ingredient), Cohen said. At least six products sold at the nutrition retailer GNC contain Acacia rigidula, according to a search of the company’s online store. Cohen said that it’s important to note that Acacia rigidula has never been used in herbal medicine or herbal remedies . That means that although the ingredient is “natural,” it is illegal to use in any dietary supplements. If an ingredient does not have a history of being used as a supplement or herbal remedy, manufacturers must submit an application to the FDA for approval before using it in products.
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Change Your Sleep Schedule To Lose Weight, Study Shows

(photo: wiki media) If youre looking for a fairly painless way to lose weight (or at least not gain) researchers at Brigham Young University have a new solution for you: Put yourself on a regular sleep schedule. People who maintain an unvarying sleep routine have a lower percentage of body fat than those who keep irregular sleep hours, says a new study , published in the American Journal of Health Promotion. Led by Bruce Bailey, professor of exercise science at Brigham Young, researchers followed 300 female college students, ages 19 to 26, who were given activity trackers to monitor their movements and activities, including waking and sleeping times. The study participants were assessed for body composition before and after the one-week study period. What the researchers found: Getting less than 6.5 hours of sleep and more than 8.5 hours of sleep was linked to higher body fat High quality sleep was associated with lower body fat while poor sleep correlated with higher body fat Waking and going to sleep at the same time every day (particularly a consistent wake time) was most strongly linked with lower body fat The difference in body weight was greater with more variation in sleep pattern. Women whose sleep patterns varied by 90 minutes a night had higher body fat than those whose sleep varied by 60 minutes or less on average.
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Diet Doc Hormone Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announce New Natural, Healthy Choices for Fast Weight Loss, Anti-Aging Relief, and More

The nearly immediate results seen after beginning the treatments provides motivation to continue making healthy choices. And, unlike other prescription hormone diet plans, Diet Doc allows their clients to order any supplements over the phone or the internet and have them shipped directly to their home or office. After receiving their treatments, supplements and diet pills, patients will speak with a Diet Doc nutritionist, highly trained in the most effective foods for fast weight loss, to create a meal and snack plan that directs the body to burn stored fat for fuel. Combining fat burning foods with Diet Doc supplements allows clients to see results quickly and easily. And, these certified nutritionists are also educated in the highest quality of anti aging foods and spend time counseling patients on how and when to incorporate these foods into their daily meal plan. Making healthy choices may not come naturally to all patients; therefore, Diet Doc offers unlimited consultations, six days per week, with their team of physicians, nurses and nutritionists to assist their clients during this important journey.
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