Looking for help with losing weight? Help that goes beyond the usual lifestyle changes, portion control advice and exercise routines? Weight-loss supplements touting names like "fat burner" and "thermo max" can be enticing. But do they work? And even more important, in the wake of the Food and Drug Administration's recent ban on ephedra, are they safe?
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Sleep away the pounds. Burn fat overnight. Lose 20 pounds in one week. When you're struggling to lose weight, these empty promises sound mighty tempting. However, you're likely to waste your money - or worse. Research indicates that more than $243 million was spent on diet pills. From herbal remedies to over-the-counter supplements, these so-called miracle-working medicines "guarantee" results. But in reality, they're unlikely to yield... Read More